Shivendra Singh
"Naturally GREEN Cancer Chemorevention"


UPMC Chair in Cancer Prevention Research
Professor of Pharmacology and Urology
Associated Director for Basic Research
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), USA


Shivendra V. Singh earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry from the Banaras Hindu University (India).

In 1983, Dr. Singh came to the United States to pursue post-doctoral training at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX and studied glutathione-linked detoxification mechanisms.

In 1988, Dr. Singh was appointed to the faculty of the University of Miami, School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology. The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh recruited Dr. Singh in 1992 to head its Cancer Research Laboratory and direct basic cancer research program. Dr. Singh joined the University of Pittsburgh in 2000 as a Tenured Professor of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology and member of University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI).

Dr. Singh holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Urology in School of Medicine, and is the Associate Director for Basic Research at the UPCI. Dr. Singh was honored with UPMC Endowed Chair Cancer Prevention Research in 2014.

Dr. Singh is a co-author of over 240 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and 22 review articles/book chapters. Dr. Singh serves on Editorial Boards of various scientific journals, including Cancer Prevention Research, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Pharmacology, Molecular Carcinogenesis, Carcinogenesis, and Pharmaceutical Research to name a few. Dr. Singh has served on various grant review panels.