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Rajesh Belani, MD

Assistant Professor Adjunct
Department of Molecular Medicine
California Campus
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(858) 784-8972


M.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Medical School 1999

Professional Experience

2006-2017 Assistant Professor Adjunct, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), The Scripps Research Institute
2005-2006 Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), The Scripps Research Institute

Selected References

All Publications

Belani, R., Oliveira, G., Erikson, G. A., Ra, S., Schechter, M. S., Lee, J. K., Shipman, W. J., Haaser, S. M. & Torkamani, A. ASXL1 and DNMT3A mutation in a cytogenetically normal B3 thymoma. (2014). Oncogenesis, 3, e111. PMCID: PMC4150211.

Zhou, Q. S., Kapoor, M., Guo, M., Belani, R., Xu, X. L., Kiosses, W. B., Hanan, M., Park, C., Armour, E., Do, M. H., Nangle, L. A., Schimmel, P., et al. Orthogonal use of a human tRNA synthetase active site to achieve multifunctionality. (2010). Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, 17(1), 57-61. PMCID: PMC3042952.

Tilley, R. E., Holscher, T., Belani, R., Nieva, J. & Mackman, N. Tissue factor activity is increased in a combined platelet and microparticle sample from cancer patients. (2008). Thrombosis Research, 122(5), 604-609. PMCID: PMC2572216.

Kapoor, M., Zhou, Q., Otero, F., Myers, C. A., Bates, A., Belani, R., Liu, J., Luo, J. K., Tzima, E., Zhang, D. E., Yang, X. L., Schimmel, P. Evidence for annexin II-S100A10 complex and plasmin in mobilization of cytokine activity of human TrpRS. (2008). Journal of Biological Chemistry, 283(4), 2070-2077.

Belani, R. & Saven, A. Cladribine in hairy cell leukemia. (2006). Hematology-Oncology Clinics of North America, 20(5), 1109-1123.