Founded at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
Sunil Singhal

Sunil Singhal, MD

Vice Chair for Translational Research, Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Director, Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory William Maul Measey Associate Professor in Surgical Research

Currently serving the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine as assistant professor of surgery and the director of the Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory. Dr. Singhal specializes in cancers of the lung and esophagus, minimally invasive surgery, mediastinal disease and mesothelioma.


Dr. Singhal is highly esteemed for his innovative research efforts, evidenced by the numerous awards and grants he has earned since 2007, the year he started the Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. Under his direction, the laboratory strives to design new treatment strategies for mesothelioma, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer with vanguard discoveries in molecular biology, immunotherapy, nanotechnology, and gene therapy.

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