Chandra P. Belani, MD

Chandra P. Belani, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Medical Oncology

Academic Appointments

Deputy Director
Miriam Beckner Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Penn State Cancer Institute
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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About Me

Dr. Chandra Belani is Deputy Director of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute (PSHCI), and Miriam Beckner Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center & College of Medicine.


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Professional Education


Medical School, Sawai Man Sigh Medical College, Jaipur, India - 1981


Fellowship, Hematology University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore) - 1988


Residency, Internal Medicine North General Hospital (New York) - 1985

Residency, Internal Medicine University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore) - 1984

Research Interests

  • Dr. Belani directs translational and clinical investigations across all programs and the disease teams at the PSHCI. Dr. Belani is internationally renowned for his accomplishments in the area of lung cancer therapeutics and new drug development.
  • Dr. Belani plays a key role in moving promising new discoveries for the treatment of all solid malignancies from the laboratory to the clinic and serves as a leader for early phase clinical trials at the PSHCI.
  • His research efforts have led to changes in the treatment paradigms for lung cancer.