Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006), Chemical Biology
Medical School
University of Minnesota (2009)
University of Michigan Health System (2012), General Surgery
Research Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical School (2014), Translational Oncology
University of Michigan Health System (2017), Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Molecular mechanisms of endocrine therapy- and CDK 4/6 inhibitor-resistance in breast cancer and targeting epigenetic pathways to overcome treatment resistance
  • New therapeutic approaches to mitigate radiation-induced heart disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Androgen Receptor (AR) As a Mediator and Biomarker of Radioresistance in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
C Speers, SG Zhao, A Santola, M Liu, K. Wilder-Romans, PG Alluri, TS Lawrence, F Feng, LJ Pierce npj Breast Cancer 2017 3 29-38
Estrogen receptor mutations and their role in breast cancer progression.
Alluri PG, Speers C, Chinnaiyan AM Breast Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 16 6 494
BETs abet Tam-R in ER-positive breast cancer.
Alluri PG, Asangani IA, Chinnaiyan AM Cell Res. 2014 Aug 24 8 899-900
Basal-like and triple-negative breast cancers: searching for positives among many negatives.
Alluri P, Newman LA Surg. Oncol. Clin. N. Am. 2014 Jul 23 3 567-77
Isolation and characterization of coactivator-binding peptoids from a combinatorial library.
Alluri P, Liu B, Yu P, Xiao X, Kodadek T Mol Biosyst 2006 Nov 2 11 568-79
Simple reporter gene-based assays for hairpin poly(amide) conjugate permeability and DNA-binding activity in living cells.
Liu B, Yu P, Alluri PG, Kodadek T Mol Biosyst 2005 Oct 1 4 307-17
A potent transactivation domain mimic with activity in living cells.
Liu B, Alluri PG, Yu P, Kodadek T J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005 Jun 127 23 8254-5
Synthetic molecules as antibody replacements.
Kodadek T, Reddy MM, Olivos HJ, Bachhawat-Sikder K, Alluri PG Acc. Chem. Res. 2004 Sep 37 9 711-8
Isolation of protein ligands from large peptoid libraries.
Alluri PG, Reddy MM, Bachhawat-Sikder K, Olivos HJ, Kodadek T J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003 Nov 125 46 13995-4004
Microwave-assisted solid-phase synthesis of peptoids.
Olivos HJ, Alluri PG, Reddy MM, Salony D, Kodadek T Org. Lett. 2002 Nov 4 23 4057-9

Honors & Awards

  • Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO/Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Young Investigator Award
  • American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholar
  • Making a Difference Award – Outstanding Clinical Care
  • Making a Difference Award – Outstanding Clinical Care
  • University of Minnesota Medical School Chapter of Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Meritorious Research in Biomedical Sciences Award
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)