Vaishali Kapoor, PhD

Vaishali Kapoor, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Division of Cancer Biology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Targeted delivery of radiation sensitizers using antibodies and peptides to improve response to radiation therapy; mechanisms of resistance to cancer therapy; developing more effective cancer therapies


  • 2013: PhD, cancer cell biology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi


  • 2013 - 2018: Postdoctoral research associate, radiation oncology, Washington University, St. Louis

Selected Research Publications

Development of a [89Zr]Zr-labeled human antibody using a novel phage-displayed human scFv library.
  • Singh AK, Lewis CD, Boas CAWV, [...] Kapoor V, Hallahan DE
  • Clin Cancer Res 2024
Blocking the functional domain of TIP1 by antibodies sensitizes cancer to radiation therapy.
  • Singh AK, Dadey DY, Rau MJ, [...] Kapoor V
  • Biomed Pharmacother 2023
Exploiting Radiation Induction of Antigens in Cancer: Targeted Drug Delivery.
  • Kapoor V, Singh AK, Lewis CD, Deore S , Hallahan DE
  • Int J Mol Sci 2022
Targeting a Radiosensitizing Antibody-Drug Conjugate to a Radiation-Inducible Antigen.
  • Lewis CD, Singh AK, Hsu FF, [...] Kapoor V
  • Clin Cancer Res 2021