Dr. Dhupar focuses his research efforts on improving cancer care. His basic and translational interests include studying the tumor and immune environment of malignant pleural effusions and solid tumor, geared towards immunotherapy based clinical trials. Specifically, he is working on activating T-cells toward a systemic or localized therapy. This research has potential to significantly impact the treatment of multiple types of cancer. His lab is located in the Hillman Cancer Center and at the VA.