Program Members

Co-Leaders

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Karen Anderson, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Co-Director Therapeutics/Chemotherapy Program

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Barbara Burtness, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program

Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program

Clinical Interests

Adult; Medical Oncology

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Members

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Karen Anderson, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Co-Director Therapeutics/Chemotherapy Program

Research Interests

Anti-Retroviral Agents; HIV Reverse Transcriptase; Molecular Biology; Multifunctional Enzymes; Pharmacology

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Masoud Azodi, MD

Professor

Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship

Research Interests

Biomarkers, Pharmacological; Cerclage, Cervical; Early Detection of Cancer; Fertility Preservation; Hemorrhage; Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome; Laparoscopy; Medical Oncology; Sarcoma, Endometrial Stromal

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Joachim Baehring, MD

Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery

Clinical Program Leader, Brain Tumor Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Research Interests

Brain Neoplasms; Lymphoma; Medical Oncology; Neurology; Neurosurgery

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Aarti Bhatia, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Research Interests

Head and Neck Neoplasms; Medical Oncology

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Debra Brandt, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Medical Director, Torrington Care Center

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Ronald Breaker, PhD

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Bacteria; Biochemistry; Biology; Biotechnology; Computational Biology; Fungi; Genetics, Microbial; Genomics; Metabolomics; Microbiology; Molecular Biology

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Barbara Burtness, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program

Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program

Research Interests

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment; Chemicals and Drugs; Drug Therapy; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Medical Oncology

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Charles Cha, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery (Oncology and Gastrointestinal)

Research Interests

Colorectal Surgery; Esophageal Neoplasms; Gastroenterology; Liver Neoplasms; Medical Oncology

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Herta Chao, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Research Interests

Lung Neoplasms; Medical Oncology; Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases; Prostatic Neoplasms

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Yung-Chi Cheng, PhD

Henry Bronson Professor of Pharmacology

Chairman, Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM)

Research Interests

China; Drugs, Chinese Herbal; Hong Kong; Medicine, Chinese Traditional; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Pharmacology

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