Gary Kupfer MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology / Oncology) and of Pathology; Clinical Program Leader, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Clinical Research Program Leader, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program, Yale Cancer Center

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Genetics and Genomics | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Cell SymmetryCancer Center, Yale: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program; Radiobiology & RadiotherapyPathology | Pediatrics: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology; Kupfer LabCancer Genetics | Molecular Virology

Research Interests

Genomic instability; Development of cancer; Genetic syndrome Fanconi anemia (FA); Viral protein enhancement of cancer therapeutics more...


  • B.S., University of Florida, 1983
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1989

Selected Publications

  • Mi J, Kupfer GM. (2005). The Fanconi anemia core complex associates with chromatin during S phase. Blood 105(2):759-66.
  • Mihaylova V, Green A, Khurgel M, Semmes OJ, Kupfer GM. (2008) Human T Cell Leukemia Virus I Tax1 Protein Sensitizes p53 Mutant Cells to DNA Damage. Cancer Research, in press.



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