Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Breast Diagnostic Clinic
  2. Oncology

Education

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

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

See my publications

Research

See a description of research activities.