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Kathryn M. Ferguson, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology; Member, Yale Cancer Biology Institute

Contact Information

Kathryn M. Ferguson, PhD

Office Locations

Mailing Address

  • Cancer Biology Institute

    PO Box 27400

    West Haven, CT 06516

    United States



Dr. Ferguson’s research focuses on extracellular control of receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs), aberrant activation of which can drive cancer and other diseases. Dr. Ferguson obtained her Ph.D. from Yale in 1996, and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She transitioned to an independent faculty position in the Department of Physiology at UPenn in 2003, returning to Connecticut in 2015 to join the Yale Cancer Biology Institute and Department of Pharmacology.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University, Chemistry (1996)
  • BA
    University of Oxford, Physics (1987)

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