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Scott A. Gerber, Ph.D.

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Administrative: (585) 275-1488

Office: (585) 276-7380

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Biography

Research

Dr. Gerber is a tumor immunologist whose laboratory focuses on harnessing the immune system to recognize and kill cancerous cells. His lab uses an immunotherapeutic approach to enhance the efficacy of chemo/radiotherapies to control or even cure both primary and metastatic malignancies.

Credentials

Education

1997
BS | SUNY Coll at Fredonia
Biology

2001
MS | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Immunology

2005
PhD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Microbiology & Immunology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

2005 - 2008
Yale University, New Haven, CT (Mentor: Jordan Pober)

Awards

2019
National Cancer Institute R01 CA230277

2019
URMC Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award

2018 - 2019
University Research Award

2018
Clinical and Translational Science Institute Pilot Study Award

2017
Wilmot Cancer Institute Collaborative Award

2016
Washington University SPORE in Pancreatic Cancer Developmental Research Award

2016
UR/UB Genomics Collaborative Pilot Award

2012 - 2013
American Association of Immunologist (AAI) Early Career Faculty Travel Grant

2008
Anna Fuller Fund Fellowship in Molecular Oncology
Sponsor: Yale University
Location: New Haven, CT

2006
Vincent du Vigneaud Award for outstanding doctoral thesis
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/6/2020
Baek J, Ahmed R, Ye J, Gerber SA, Parker KJ, Doyley MM. "H-scan, Shear Wave and Bioluminescent Assessment of the Progression of Pancreatic Cancer Metastases in the Liver." Ultrasound in medicine & biology.. 2020 Sep 6; Epub 2020 Sep 06.

6/18/2020
Rha B, Lively JY, Englund JA, Staat MA, Weinberg GA, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, Williams JV, Boom JA, Sahni LC, Michaels MG, Stewart LS, Harrison CJ, Szilagyi PG, McNeal MM, Klein EJ, Strelitz B, Lacombe K, Schlaudecker E, Moffatt ME, Schuster JE, Pahud BA, Weddle G, Hickey RW, Avadhanula V, Wikswo ME, Hall AJ, Curns AT, Gerber SI, Langley G. "SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Children - Multi-Center Surveillance, United States, January-March 2020." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.. 2020 Jun 18; Epub 2020 Jun 18.

6/16/2020
Rha B, Curns AT, Lively JY, Campbell AP, Englund JA, Boom JA, Azimi PH, Weinberg GA, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, McNeal MM, Klein EJ, Harrison CJ, Williams JV, Szilagyi PG, Singer MN, Sahni LC, Figueroa-Downing D, McDaniel D, Prill MM, Whitaker BL, Stewart LS, Schuster JE, Pahud BA, Weddle G, Avadhanula V, Munoz FM, Piedra PA, Payne DC, Langley G, Gerber SI. "Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Associated Hospitalizations Among Young Children: 2015-2016." Pediatrics.. 2020 Jun 16; Epub 2020 Jun 16.

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