Dr. Selvan

Senthamil R. Selvan, MSc, MPhil, Ph.D

Contact Dr. Selvan

1015 Walnut Street
Suite 1008, College Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-1326
(215) 923-0797 fax

Medical School

BSc Presidency College, Madras University, Madras, INDIA (Major: Zoology; Ancillary: Chemistry and Geology) - 1977
MSc Madras University, Madras, INDIA (Special Zoology; Research Project in Parasitology) - 1979
MPhil Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, INDIA (Life Sciences-Specialization in Cancer; MPhil Thesis: Chemoprevention of carcinogen-induced changes in ovary) - 1983
PhD Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, INDIA (Doctoral Thesis Subject: Immunotoxicology) - 1988


Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA - 1988-89

Post-graduate Training

Research Associate, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC - 1989-95

University Appointment

Research Associate Professor
Scientific Director, Melanoma Immunotherapy Program

Research and Clinical Interests

Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: Cancer vaccine, and Dendritic cell and NK Cell-based therapy; Immune-monitoring; Tumor-specific antigens recognized by T cells; Tumor-escape mechanisms; GLP/GMP-Cell-based therapeutic product manufacturing and FDA regulations; Animal models