Shushan Rana MD

Title:S Rana



Radiation Medicine


Radiation Medicine


Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Resident Year:

PGY2, 2014 - 2015, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR


Internal Medicine Preliminary Year (PGY1), Providence Portland Internal Medicine Residency, Providence Portland Medical Center , Portland, OR, 2013-2014


BA, Biology. Austin College, Sherman, TX, 2009

Medical School:

MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2013

Awards and Honors:

Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society MSP Designated Fund Scholarship, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2010-2011 


Baking (expertise in cheesecake), Cooking (Italian, French, and Indian cuisine), Being a foodie, Theology, Philosophy, Gastronomy, Linguistics, Nephology (the study of clouds)


Rana S1, Holliday EB, Jagsi R, Wilson LD, Choi M, Thomas CR Jr, Fuller CD. Scholastic activity among radiation oncology residents at US academic institutions: a benchmark analysis. J Cancer Educ. 28(3):541-6. Sept 2013. 

Ziu M, Fletcher L, Rana S, Jimenez DF, Digicaylioglu M. Temporal differences in microRNA expression patterns in astrocytes and neurons after ischemic injury. PLoS One. 23;6(2):e14724. Feb 2011. 

Rana S, Maples PB, Senzer N, Nemunaitis J. Stathmin 1: a novel therapeutic target for anticancer activity. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 8(9):1461-70. Sep 2008 


Conference Presentations:

Rana S, Holliday EB, Fuller CD, Jagsi R, Wilson L, Choi M, Thomas CR. (2012, October). Scholastic Activity among Radiation Oncology Residents at U.S. Academic Institutions: a Benchmark Analysis of H-Index. Poster presented at: American Society for Radiation Oncology 54th Annual Meeting; Boston, MA. 

Rana S, Fletcher L, Mateo Z, Jimenez DF, Digicaylioglu M. (2010, October). Differential Regulation of Neuronal Apoptosis by IGF-I and microRNA-29b. Poster presented at: 10th Annual UTHSCSA Medical Student Research Day; San Antonio, TX. 

Rana S. (2010, September). Differential Regulation of Neuronal Apoptosis by IGF-1 and miR-29b. Oral Presentation presented at: UT Health Science Center San Antonio Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds; San Antonio, TX. 

 Rana S, Rao S, Kumar P, Maples P, Tong A, Senzer N, Nemunaitis J. (2008, May). Analysis of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) targeting eEF1Bgamma for future optimization of knockdown. Poster presented at: 11th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy; Boston, MA.