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William Thompson Cave, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-2901

Fax: (585) 273-1288

Biography

Dr. Cave graduated cum laude from Kenyon College. He received his M.D. degree from Yale University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine, and his fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He has since served on the faculty at the University of Virginia and the University of Rochester. Dr. Cave is a board-certified endocrinologist whose primary role in the endocrine unit is that of teacher-clinician. His time is heavily committed to the training of fellows, residents, and students. He is active on both the outpatient and inpatient endocrine consultation services. Over his career, Dr. Cave has received extramural research support from the NIH, U.S.Army, and several scientific societies. He has been a regular member of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Therapeutics Program Project Review Committee, as well as serving on many ad hoc study sections for other scientific agencies. He continues to be a reviewer for a number of scientific journals. Currently, his research efforts have been as a collaborator on ongoing clinical investigations within the endocrine unit.

Professional Background

Dr. Cave graduated cum laude from Kenyon College. He received his M.D. degree from Yale University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine, and his fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He has since served on the faculty at the University of Virginia and the University of Rochester. Dr. Cave is a board-certified endocrinologist whose primary role in the endocrine unit is that of teacher-clinician. His time is heavily committed to the training of fellows, residents, and students. He is active on both the outpatient and inpatient endocrine consultation services. Over his career, Dr. Cave has received extramural research support from the NIH, U.S.Army, and several scientific societies. He has been a regular member of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Therapeutics Program Project Review Committee, as well as serving on many ad hoc study sections for other scientific agencies. He continues to be a reviewer for a number of scientific journals. Currently, his research efforts have been as a collaborator on ongoing clinical investigations within the endocrine unit.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1967
MD | Yale University Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1972 - 08/30/1975
Fellowship in Endocrine, Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Virginia Medical Center

07/01/1968 - 06/30/1969
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Virginia Medical Center

09/01/1972 - 08/30/1975
Fellowship in Endocrine, Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Virginia Medical Center

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Publications

Journal Articles

1997
Cave WT. "Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in rodent models of breast cancer." Breast cancer research and treatment.. 1997 46(2-3):239-46.

1/1996
Cave WT. "Dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fats and breast cancer." Nutrition.. 1996 Jan 0; 12(1 Suppl):S39-42.

1994
Cave WT. "Dietary fat effects on animal models of breast cancer." Advances in experimental medicine and biology.. 1994 364:47-58.

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