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Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Kansas University Medical Center


Sufi Thomas, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She completed her PhD at the University of Mumbai in India and post-doctoral training at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Thomas specializes in head and neck cancer translational research. She has published extensively and developed several therapeutic approaches that have been tested in clinical trials. She is currently delineating the mechanism where by the tumor microenvironment and in particular tumor-associated fibroblasts facilitate head and neck cancer progression and response to therapy.