Exploring the roles of peripheral nerves in the tumor microenvironment
Krishnan lab explores the Tumor-Nerve interface to identify new therapeutic targets for cancer and nerve regeneration. The lab is currently funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF), Cancer Research Society (CRS) & CIHR Institute of Cancer Research (CIHR-ICR),Prostate Cancer Fight Foundation (PCFF), Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC), College of Medicine Research Award (CoMRAD), CoMBRIDGE Fund, and Start-up Research Fund. The students in the Krishnan lab are funded by the NSERC USRA, Dean's project fellowship, OVDR Biomedical research fellowship and Mitacs fellowship.
Our lab is part of the Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology in the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. We are also part of the Cameco MS Neuroscience Research Centre (CMSNRC). We are located at the Saskatoon City Hospital, steps away from the beautiful Meewasin valley running along the south Saskatchewan river.