Vasudevan Lab Holiday Party, 2023 edition
Signaling Mechanisms Underlying Schwann Cell Development and Tumorigenesis
Cervical Plexiform Neurofibroma in a patient with NF-1
UMAP of single cell RNA-seq analysis from human neurofibroma and MPNSTs
Schwann Derived Peripheral Nervous System Tumors
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor in a patient with NF-1

The Vasudevan Lab is located at the UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center in the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Building. Our research focuses on studying growth factor signaling in cancer and development with an emphasis on neurofibromatosis. We leverage a multidisciplinary approach combining primary human samples with cell culture and mouse models to understand how cancers develop and discover new therapeutic approaches. Our diverse team is comprised of biologists, clinicians, and engineers with the single goal of advancing patient care.


11/17-11/20/23: Charlene Pan, Nadeem Al-Adli, Dr. Kanish Mirchia, and Dr. Harish Vasudevan present the lab's work at SNO 2023 on understanding and treating NF1 mutant nervous system tumors.

10/4/23: Dr. Iowis Zhu gives an oral presentation at ASTRO 2023 on his work unraveling mechanisms of radiation response in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. 

9/18/23: The Vasudevan Lab is awarded a DHART SPORE CEP Award

9/15/23: The Vasudevan Lab welcomes two new SRA's: Sarah Mohabeer and Julian Chien!

8/25/23: The Vasudevan Lab's work on bulk and single cell genomic analysis of melanoma brain metastases is published and featured in Quadshot.

6/2/23: Dr. Lexi Haugh is awarded an ASCO YIA, congratulations!

4/14/23: The Vasudevan Lab is awarded a Children's Tumor Foundation Gene Therapy Initiative award 

11/28/22: Harish officially joins the UCSF Department of Neurosurgery 

7/1/22: The Vasudevan Lab is born!