Esther Jane, PhD

  • Research Assistant Professor

Esther Jane, PhD, graduated from Madurai Kamaraj University in India. She did her post doctoral training in Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, on the molecular mechanisms underlying regulation of homeotic gene expression during Drosophila development.

Before joining the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery, she worked in the Pittsburgh Development Center in studying the cell biology of human embryonic stem cells before and after differentiation towards neuronal lineage.

Dr. Jane's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Mode of action of multi-target tyrosine kinase inhibitors in glioma cells.

Professional Organization Membership

American Association for Cancer Research

Education & Training

  • BSc, Zoology, Sarah Tucker College, 1983
  • MSc, Zoology, The American College, 1986
  • PhD, Biology, The Madurai Kamaraj University, 1992