|Institution||School of Medicine and Dentistry|
|Address||University of Rochester Medical Center|
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester NY 14642
|Institution||University of Rochester Medical Center|
||2004||Chief Medical Resident|
||2007||John W. Harris, MD Hematology Scholar Award|
||NIH/NCI K12 Paul Calabresi Scholar | NIH|
||American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Training Institute|
||NIH Loan Repayment Program Award Recipient | NIH|
Paul M. Barr, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of the Clinical Trials Office for the Wilmot Cancer Center.
Dr. Barr received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University. His postgraduate training included an internship, residency and chief residency at Case Western Reserve University. He subsequently completed a hematology and oncology fellowship at Case Western and now holds subspecialty certification in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology.
He is a member of the lymphoma committee in the Southwest Oncology Group and serves as principal investigator on several local and national clinical trial treatment protocols for chronic lymphocytic leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
His research interests focus on the development of novel therapeutics for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and lymphoma. He has received a NIH funded K12 award during his training for his work with the organic amine Methoxyamine to improve the effect of fludarabine for CLL patients. Most recently, he was awarded a Clinical Research award from the Lymphoma Research Foundation based o his work developing combination therapies targeting molecules within the B cell receptor pathway for CLL and lymphoma patients.
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