Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Breast Diagnostic Clinic
  2. Oncology

Education

  1. BS - Biochemistry College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington
  2. MD/PhD - M.D., Ph.D. Program Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  3. PhD - Pharmacology Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences/UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
  4. Resident - Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Program, Clinical Investigator Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Fellow - Medical Oncology Medical Oncology Fellowship Program, Clinical Investigator Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Certification

  1. American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Oncology
  2. Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Interests

  • The role of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system in cancer cell growth and resistance to anti-cancer therapies (hormonal, chemotherapy, 'targeted', etc)
  • The role of crosstalk between the IGF and HER/ErbB (e.g. EGFR, HER2/neu) families of receptors in anti-apoptotic signaling
  • Mechanism of resistance to IGF-1 receptor (IGF-1R) inhibitors
  • Clinical and translational studies of novel therapies for ovarian and breast cancers
  • Targeting minimal residual disease (MRD) in ovarian cancer

Publications

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Research

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