Anika Agarwal, MD, MPhil

Anika Agarwal, MD MPhil is an Instructor in the Department of Medicine and the Molecular Oncology Research Institute at Tufts University Medical Center. Her research interests are understanding tumor stromal interactions in ovarian tumor microenvironment that promote angiogenesis, ascites and peritoneal spread, and also to identifying target receptors to develop therapeutic strategies for complementing current treatment regimens in ovarian cancer. She received her clinical training at the Institute of Medical Science, BHU, Varanasi, India, and received her MPhil in Reproductive Biology from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. In addition to her 2008 Liz Tilberis Award from OCRF, she is the winner of the Endocine Society’s 2002 Women in Endocrine Travel Award, and the 2004 Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Aventis Young Investigator travel Award.