Dr. Alumkal

Joshi J. Alumkal, M.D. – Associate professor

Joshi Alumkal MD

Oregon Health & Science University
Knight Cancer Institute
Mail Code: CH14R
3303 S.W. Bond Avenue
Portland, OR 97239

Joshi Alumkal, M.D., is a physician-scientist who focuses on understanding the complex problem of prostate cancer and improving outcomes for patients with this disease.

Dr. Alumkal spent most of his childhood and early adulthood in Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas with a B.A. in Biology. Then, he received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed an internship, residency, and Chief residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center. After completing a clinical fellowship in Medical Oncology at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Alumkal completed a post-doctoral fellowship focused on cancer epigenetics in the Jim Herman Laboratory at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Alumkal joined the Knight Cancer Institute Prostate Cancer Research Program at OHSU in 2007. His basics science appointment is in the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics at OHSU. In 2014, Dr. Alumkal was honored with the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award for exceptional promise early in a career in biomedical research in Oregon.

Lab funding

The Alumkal Lab's funding sources include but are not limited to the following: the National Cancer Institute, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), a Stand Up to Cancer Foundation/AACR/PCF West Coast Dream Team Award, the NIH Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE, Department of Defense (DOD), the Kuni Foundation, Hope Foundation, Anna Fuller Fund, and generous philanthropic support from donors throughout the region.