Associate Professor of Surgery; Associate Professor of Oncology
Dr. Nita Ahuja has been a member of the surgical faculty team at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions since 2003. Her surgical specialization is in gastrointestinal cancers, including gastric, rectal and pancreatic cancers. Dr. Ahuja also directs an active cancer research laboratory studying molecular markers important in early diagnosis and prognosis of gastrointestinal cancer.
Research Interests: Prognostic molecular markers in early detection and prognosis of cancers,Early detection of cancers using novel biomarkers,Identification of molecular profiles for recurrence of early-stage colorectal cancers,Epigenetic therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer.