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Girdhari Rijal, PhD, MS, BScMLT, BS, CMLT, MLS (ASCP)cm

Dr. Girdhari Rijal

Office Location: Fort Worth 117

Phone: 817-926-1101 (on campus: 7227)


Research Interests

My research is primarily focused on identifying the mechanisms of cancer tissue initiation and growth using innovative native mimicking 3D systems. The multi-cell guided microenvironment is created that supports the release of signaling factors similar to what cells do in native tissue. My second research priority is to generate the fundamental native-like 3D cancer scaffolds that help preclinical screenings of anti-cancer drugs in the lab, providing the suggestion either to go for the re-efficacy optimization of the anti-cancer drugs or for the clinical trials.

Lecture and Laboratory Courses

  • Medical Microbiology (MDLS 4234 & 4135)
  • Clinical Parasitology (MDLS 4151 & 4152)
  • Clinical Lab Science Problems (MDLS 5086)