Reety Arora, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Reety Arora



PhD in Integrative Molecular Biology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 2012

BEng in Biotechnology with honors, University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 2007


Program in Integrative Molecular Biology (PIMB)


Yuan Chang, MD

Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH


Areas of Interest

Tumor Virology, Cancer Biology, Immunology, Translational Science

Why I Chose Pitt

I choose the University of Pittsburgh because of the quality of education offered here and some of the leading faculty doing good science.

Following her graduation from the University of Pittsburgh, Reety returned to India as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Lab of Professor Jyotsna Dhawan at inStem, NCBS, located in Bangalore.


Lack of evidence for direct involvement of Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV) in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Blood. 115: 4973-4974. |  View Abstract

Shuda, M; Arora, R; Kwun, H. J; Feng, H; Sarid, R; Fernandez-Figueras, M. T; Tolstov, Y; Gjoerup, O; Mansukhani, M. M; Swerdlow, S. H; Chaudhary, P. M; Kirkwood, J. M; Nalesnik, M. A; Kant, J. A; Weiss, L. M; Moore, P. S. and Chang, Y. (2009) Human Merkel cell polyomavirus infection I. MCV T antigen expression in Merkel cell carcinoma, lymphoid tissues and lymphoid tumors. Int. J Cancer. 125: 1243-1249. |  View Abstract

Merkel cell polyomavirus expression in merkel cell carcinomas and its absence in combined tumors and pulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas. Am. J Surg. Pathol. 33: 1378-1385. |  View Abstract