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David A. Gewirtz, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Developmental Therapeutics

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine


PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (1978)

Research description

My research focuses on the capacity of senolytic agents to sensitize tumor cells to chemotherapy and radiation and the mitigation of the toxicity of cancer chemotherapy.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Prostate, Head & neck, Respiratory/lung

Research keywords

Autophagy,Cancer therapy resistance,DNA damage,Radiotherapy,Senescence

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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