Sita Kugel, Ph.D.

faculty member

Sita Kugel, Ph.D.

Assistant Member
Human Biology Division, Fred Hutch

Mailstop: C1-015

Dr. Sita Kugel studies pancreatic cancer, one of the most aggressive and deadly types of cancer. She works to understand the molecular changes that underpin different subtypes of pancreatic cancer and how these could be exploited to develop new targeted therapies. Dr. Kugel focuses on changes to DNA that affect how genes are turned on and off without altering the DNA sequence itself. She has developed several preclinical models of pancreatic cancer to test the consequences of these changes and potential therapies.

Education

B.Sc., Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, 2005

Ph.D., Cancer Biology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2012

Find A Clinical Trial

Dr. Kugel in the News

Dr. Sita Kugel named 2018 V Scholar

Hutch News - November 20, 2018

For the Media

The Media Relations team at Fred Hutch is available to assist members of the news media who would like to arrange interviews with faculty.

Email media@fredhutch.org or call 206.667.2210