Our Researchers

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A

Name Research Focus
Barbara Asselin, M.D. Clinical trials for multiple childhood cancers, specializing in leukemia & lymphoma

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B

Name Research Focus
Robert Bambara, Ph.D. Mechanisms of DNA replication, repair and recombination
Richard K. Barth, Ph.D. Tumor immunology and virology
Michael Becker, M.D. Stem cell research in hematology/oncology
John M. Bennett, M.D. Clinical trials for multiple cancers
William A. Bernhard, Ph.D. Effects of radiation on DNA
Steven H. Bernstein, M.D. Development of novel immunotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of patients with lymphoproliferative disorders
Neil Blumberg, M.D. Blood transfusion immunology
Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D. Signals that enable cancer cells to grow
William Bonnez, M.D. The papilloma virus and cervical cancer
Andrea Bottaro, Ph.D. DNA sequences/how immune cells become cancerous
William J. Bowers, Ph.D. Novel antigens that protect against cancer
Ralph Brasacchio, M.D. Genitourinary tumors; brachytherapy
Lauren Bruckner, M.D., Ph.D. Pediatrics bone marrow transplant
Edward B. Brown, PhD Tumor Biology
Marc Brown, M.D. Clinical studies to treat basal cell carcinoma
Microsopically controlled surgery for cutaneous malignancies

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C

Name Research Focus
Chawnshang Chang, Ph.D. Molecular mechanisms of prostate cancer progression
Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D. Lung tumors; radiosensitization
Louis S. (Sandy) Constine, M.D. Radiation oncology and use of MRI for detecting brain tumors for children

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D

Name Research Focus
Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D. Cancer vaccine development

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F

Name Research Focus
Bruce M. Fenton, Ph.D. Tumor oxygenation; angiogenesis
Fergal Fleming, MD Surgical Health Outcomes
Thomas H. Foster, Ph.D. Photodynamic Therapy
Charles Francis, M.D. Thrombosis, hemostasis and vascular biology

John G. Frelinger, Ph.D.

T-cell differentiation
Tumor immunotherapy
Jonathan Friedberg, M.D. Therapy for follicular lymphoma
Patrick Fultz, M.D. Abdominal imaging

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H

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Name Research Focus
Mary J. Hauk, D.D.S. Salivary function in long term survivors of cancer
Jeffrey Hayes, Ph.D. DNA repair
Russell Hilf, Ph.D. How hormones effect tumor growth
Photodynamic therapy (PDT), for a variety of malignancies
P. M. Hinkle, Ph.D. Molecular cell regulation
Keep tumors from developing resistance to chemotherapy
Wei Hsu, Ph.D. Cell signaling
Alissa Huston, M.D. Treatment of chemotherapy-induced osteoporosis in breast cancer patients
Mechanisms of cancer metastasizing to bone

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I

Name Research Focus
Jainulabdeen J. Ifthikharuddin, M.D. Clinical trials for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple myeloma

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J

Name Research Focus
Michelle C. Janelsins, Ph.D., M.P.H. Biological mechanisms, and pharmacological and behavioral interventions for cognitive impairments in cancer patients and survivors

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K

Name Research Focus
Alan W. Katz, M.D., M.P.H. Gastrointestinal Tumors; brachytherapy
Peter C. Keng, Ph.D. DNA repair and proteins regulating cell cycle
Scott D. Kennedy, Ph.D. Magnetic resonance imaging
Baek Kim Replicating Viruses for Cancer Therapy
Paul D. Kingsley, Ph.D. The mechanisms that initiate blood cell development
David N. Korones, M.D. Childhood Cancers

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L

Name Research Focus
Hartmut Land, Ph.D. The molecular basis of oncogene co-operation, cell cycle control and signal integration mechanisms
Willis Li, Ph.D. Cell signaling
Jane Liesveld, M.D. Growth factor regulation of bone marrow cells
Clinical trials for leukemia and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Marilyn N. Ling, M.D. Breast cancer
Bingren Liu, M.D. Radiation Oncology
Edith M. Lord, Ph.D. Immune responses which can control tumor development

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M

Name Research Focus
Sanjay Maggirwar, Ph.D. Lung inflammation and lung cancer
Mahin D. Maines, Ph.D. Cell Cycle and Cell Signaling Pathways
Lynne E. Maquat, Ph.D. Biochemistry / Biophysics
RNA metabolism in human disease, studies focused on RNA decay pathway
Margot Mayer-Proschel, Ph.D. Biological and molecular mechanisms governing precursor cell division, differentiation and survival in the brain
Scott McIntosh, Ph.D. Self-help interventions for smoking cessation and behavioral change with various populations
Edward Messing, M.D. Early detection, prevention, and treatment of urologic malignancies
Michael T. Milano, M.D., Ph.D. Radiation Oncology
Craig Miller, M.D., Ph.D. Developing therapeutic strategies for treating cutaneous malignancies, specializing in cutaneous T-cell lymphomas
Laurie Milner, M.D. Research Interests: Hematopoiesis and Stem Cell Biology
Hiroshi Miyamoto, M.D., Ph.D. Cancer biology
Proteins in prostate cancer
Supriya Gupta Mohile, M.D., M.S. Quality of life and therapeutic interventions in geriatric oncology, health outcomes research.
John R. T. Monson, MD Surgical Health Outcomes
Robert A. Mooney, Ph.D Dysregulation of tyrosine kinase receptors in type 2 diabetes and breast cancer
Gary Morrow, Ph.D. Cancer control and clinical trials
Tim Mosmann, Ph.D. Immune regulation by T-cell subsets and their cytokines
Deborah Mulford, M.D. Clinical research in leukemia
Karen Mustian, Ph.D. Cancer Therapeutic Control; Exercise and Sport Psychology/Physiology

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N

Name Research Focus
Mark Noble, Ph.D. Stem cell biology
Eliminating cognitive impairment associated with the treatment of brain tumors
Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH Surgical Health Outcomes

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O

Name Research Focus
Regis O'Keefe, M.D. Orthopaedic oncology (bone and soft tissue tumors)
Deborah J. Ossip-Klein, Ph.D. Behavioral medicine; health impact of lifestyle changes with particular focus on cigarette smoking, obesity, aging, child/adolescent outcomes measurement, and community intervention

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P

Name Research Focus
James Palis, M.D. Pediatric hematology/oncology
Kishan Pandya Breast, lung, gastrointestinal cancers and prevention
Kevin J. Parker, Ph.D. Sonoelastography and detection of prostate cancer
James Peacock, M.D. Surgical oncology
Luke Peppone, Ph.D., M.P.H. Nutritional, pharmacological, and behavioral interventions for the treatment of side effects and symptoms of treatment in cancer patients and survivors
Alice P. Pentland, M.D. The role of phospholipases and cycloxgenases in epidermal function
Archibald S. Perkins, M.D., Ph.D. Clinical hematopathology and acute myeloid leukemia
Richard Phipps, Ph.D. Injury to the lung from exposure to chemotherapeutic agents
Control of malignant lymphoma cells and regulation of antibody
Producing lymphocytes by prostaglandins
Robert H. Pierce Oxidative stress in tissue injury and neoplasia
Colin Poulter, M.D. Radiology
J. Edward Puzas, Ph.D. Molecular and cellular biology of the skeletal system

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R

Name Research Focus
Richard Reichman, M.D. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Human Immunodeficiency virus infections (HIV)
Jacques Robert, Ph.D. Evolution of immune surveillance; thymocyte differentiation and thymic tumorigenesis
Joe Roscoe, M.D. Design and analysis of research studies concerned with the therapeutic side effects of cancer treatment and patient quality of life
Randy Rosier, M.D., Ph.D. Regulation of endochondral ossification
Deborah J. Rubens, M.D. 3D Sonoelastography Imaging for Prostate Cancer

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S

Name Research Focus
Deepak Sahasrabudhe, M.D. Urologic oncology
Olle Jane Z. Sahler, M.D. Psychosocial adaptation to childhood cancer; complimentary medicine therapies
Michael Schell, Ph.D. Dr. Schell has been responsible for introducing stereotactic radiosurgery, CT/MRI image correlation and 3D treatment planning
Linda M. Schiffhauer, M.D. Protein expression in breast cancer
Glynis Scott, M.D. Melanocyte biology and melanocyte tumors
George B. Segel, M.D. Chronic leukemia; control of cell maturation
Alice Sijts, Ph.D. Antigen processing by IFN-induced proteasomes and T-cell immunity
Patricia Sime, M.D. Modulation of pulmonary inflammatory using gene transfer techniques
Patricia J. Simpson-Haidaris, Ph.D. Breast and lung cancer
Alan V. Smrcka, Ph.D. Molecular mechanisms of signal transductions
Yin Sun, Ph.D. The process of tumor suppression

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T

Name Research Focus
Muammar Tasbas, M.D. Radiation oncology
John H. Tu, M.D. Dermatology

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W

Name Research Focus
Nancy Wang, Ph.D. Cancer cytogenetics; tumor suppression gene identification for human ovarian cancer
Thomas Watson, M.D. Surgical oncology
Gene E. Watson II, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of salivary glands and salivary gland hypofunction
Jacqueline P. Williams, Ph.D. Radiation biology; late effects

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Y

Name Research Focus
Fay Young, M.D. How abnormal maturation of lymphocytes may lead to malignancies such as lymphoma

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Z

Name Research Focus
Sayeeda B. Zain, Ph.D. Tumor progression and metastases
Jiyong Zhao, Ph.D. How cellular proliferation is regulated
Hong Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. Radiation Oncolgy
Jianhui Zhong, Ph.D. Molecular oncology and cancer biology

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