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Education & Training

  • Rutgers-NJMS
    Rutgers-NJMSResidency, General Surgery, 2013 - 2020
  • University of Texas Medical BranchMMS, Medical Science, 2017 - 2018
  • St. George's University School of Medicine
    St. George's University School of MedicineClass of 2013
  • Vassar CollegeBA, Neuroscience and Behavior, 2004 - 2008

Certifications & Licensure

  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2014 - 2021

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Department of Surgery Teaching Award New Jersey Medical School, 2014, 2016
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award Nominee New Jersey Medical School, 2014-2016
  • Iota Epsilon Alpha International Medical Honor Society 2010-2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Upregulation of Cystathionine--Synthase in Colonic Epithelia Reprograms Metabolism and Promotes Carcinogenesis  
    Phillips CM, Zatarain JR, Nicholls ME, Porter C, Widen SG, Thanki K, Johnson PJ, Jawad MU, Moyer MP, Randall JW, Hellmich JW, Maskey M, Qiu S, Wood TG, Druzhyna N, Szc..., Cancer Res, 1/1/2017


  • Cystathionine-gamma-lyase (CSE) regulates macrophage interleukin-10 (IL-10) production in colitis
    Thanki KK, Villéger R, Nicholls ME, Maskey M, Higgins EJ, Pinchuk IV, Chao C, Hellmich MR, First Annual Crohn’s and Colitis Congress, Las Vegas, NV, 1/18/2018
  • Macrophage interleukin-10 (IL-10) production is dependent on cystathionine-gamma-lyase (CSE) expression
    Thanki KK, Nicholls ME, Villéger R, Maskey M, Higgins EJ, Pinchuk IV, Chao C, Hellmich MR, Digestive Disease Week, Washington, DC, 1/2/2018
  • Cystathionine-beta-synthase (CBS) and the progression of colorectal carcinogenesis
    Zatarain JR, Thanki K, Nicholls ME, Maskey M, Jawad MU, Phillips C, Modis K, Szabo C, Chao C, Hellmich R, AACR Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 1/1/2017
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  • Dysregulation of Reverse Transsulfuration Pathway Enzymes Promotes Colitis-Associated Carcinogenesis 
    Jacksonville, FL - 1/30/2018
  • Ablation of cystathionine gamma lyase promotes colitis-associated carcinogenesis 
  • Defining the role of trans-sulfuration pathway enzymes in colitis-associated carcinogenesis 
    Galveston, TX - 1/1/2017
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Other Languages

  • Hindi

Hospital Affiliations