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Scott A. Gerber, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-1488

Office: (585) 276-7380

Research Labs

Lab: (585) 276-7413

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Faculty Appointments

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

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

4/25/2019
"Adrenergic Receptor Signaling Regulates the Response of Tumors to Ionizing Radiation." Radiation research.. 2019 Apr 25; Epub 2019 Apr 25.

8/2018
Ahmed R, Gerber SA, McAleavey SA, Schifitto G, Doyley MM. "Plane-Wave Imaging Improves Single-Track Location Shear Wave Elasticity Imaging." IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control.. 2018 Aug 0; 65(8):1402-1414. Epub 2018 Jun 01.

2018
Meyers JL, Winans B, Kelsaw E, Murthy A, Gerber S, Lawrence BP. "Environmental cues received during development shape dendritic cell responses later in life." PloS one.. 2018 13(11):e0207007. Epub 2018 Nov 09.

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