Program Members


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Daniel Petrylak, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and of Urology

Co-Director, Signal Transduction Research Program

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David Stern, PhD

Professor of Pathology

Associate Director, Shared Resources, Yale Cancer Center

Co-Leader, Signal Transduction Research Program, Yale Cancer Center


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Anton Bennett, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Comparative Medicine

Co-Director, Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Director, BBS Minority Affairs

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Kenneth Blount, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Medical Oncology)

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Titus Boggon, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Research Interests

Molecular Biology; Signal Transduction; Hemangioma, Cavernous, Central Nervous System

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David Calderwood, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Cardiovascular Diseases; Cell Adhesion; Cell Biology; Cytoskeleton; Pharmacology; Integrins; Transcellular Cell Migration

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Lloyd Cantley, MD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Vice Chair, Research

Research Interests

Epithelial Cells; Kidney; Macrophages; Morphogenesis; Nephrology; Physiology

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Toby Chai, MD

Professor of Urology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Vice Chair of Research, Department of Urology

Co-Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Program

Research Interests

Urinary Incontinence; Clinical Trial; Patch-Clamp Techniques; Urothelium

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Pietro De Camilli, MD

John Klingensteun Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Neurobiology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chairman, Department of Neurobiology

Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience and Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair (CNNR)

Research Interests

Animals, Laboratory; Mental Disorders; Nervous System Diseases; Organisms, Genetically Modified

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Gary Desir, MD

Professor of Medicine

Interim Chair, Department of Medicine

Research Interests

Catecholamines; Diabetes Mellitus; Hypertension; Internal Medicine; Obesity; Forestry; Acute Kidney Injury

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Michael DiGiovanna, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms; Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Protein-Tyrosine Kinases; Signal Transduction; Clinical Trial

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Rong Fan

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering