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Expert in Medical Oncology, Cancer Biology, Signal Transduction

Expert ID: 731426 North Carolina, USA

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Expert is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and has a clinical focus on gastrointestinal malignancy, specifically colorectal and pancreatic cancer. Expert studies signal transduction pathways relevant to human cancers in an effort to target these pathways for the treatment of human cancers. He has published over 75 peer-reviewed papers, including articles in The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood, Science, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, The FASEB Journal and The Journal of Biological Chemistry, and has given over 80 invited lectures and ground rounds presentations including presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research and FASEB Conferences.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1995 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Duke University
Year: 1995 Degree: PhD Subject: Cell Biology Institution: Duke University
Year: 1988 Degree: BS Subject: Biochemistry Institution: University of Notre Dame

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: (Undisclosed) Department: Medicine/Medical Oncology Responsibilities: He is an attending physician, caring for patients with colorectal and pancreatic cancer, and a principal investigator, directing a research lab investigating signal transduction mechanisms in human cancers.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
1995-present Massachusetts Medical Society
1999-present American Academy for the Advancement of Science
1999-present American Association for Cancer Research
2000-present Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
2001-present Member, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2001-present Member, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
2007-present Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2008-present Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation
2011-present Member, The American Society for Cell Biology
Licenses / Certifications
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
Professional Appointments
2009-2014 The Journal of Biological Chemistry Editorial Board
2012-2017 The Journal of Clinical Investigation, Associate Editor
2013 Breast Cancer Research, Viewpoints Editor

1995-2000 Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2000 Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2000-2006 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2000-2008 Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2001-present Member of the Graduate Faculty, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2001-present University Program in Molecular Cancer Biology
2001-present University Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology
2003-present University Program in Developmental Biology
2004-2011 Program Director, Molecular Medicine Third Year Medical School Study Program
2005-present Division of Medical Oncology, Vice Chair of Research, Duke University, Durham, NC.
2006-2012 Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2007-2012 Scientific Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2007-2010 Leader, Gastrointestinal Cancer Program in Development, Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC
2008-2012 Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2010-present Co-Leader, Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC
2012-present Co-Leader, Solid Tumor Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC
2012-present Member, Executive Committee, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC
2012-present Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2012-present Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2013-present Director, The Robert J. Lefkowitz Society, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
2017-present Associate Director for Training and Education, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC
2017-present Member, Steering Committee, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC


Awards / Recognition
V Foundation Scholar Award
AACR-Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award
American Society of Clinical Investigation
JBC Editorial Board
Susan G. Komen Scholar
Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors (top 1%)
Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors for Cancer
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 76 publications, 8 book chapters and 82 invited lectures.

More information available upon request.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has served as an expert witness in 7 lawsuits over the past 5 years and has testified at deposition twice. These cases all involved gastrointestinal cancers, mostly colorectal and pancreatic cancer. One case involved patent infringement.
Training / Seminars
He has given over 80 invited lectures and grand rounds presentations including presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research and FASEB Conferences on topics related to gastrointestinal cancers, signal transduction and targeted therapy.

Postgraduate Training:
1995-1996 Internal Medicine Intern, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1996-1997 Internal Medicine Resident, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1997-2000 Fellow in Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1998-2000 Visiting Scientist, The Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA
Other Relevant Experience
SPECIALTY BOARDS
1998-present Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine
2001-present Diplomat, American Board of Medical Oncology

Grants and Contracts examples available upon request.

MANUSCRIPT REVIEWS (2000-2017)
Aging Cell
American Journal of Physiology
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Atherosclerosis
Biochemistry
Blood
Breast Cancer Research
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
British Journal of Cancer
Cancer Research
Carcinogenesis
Cardiovascular Research
Cell
Clinical Cancer Research
EMBO Journal
Experimental Cell Research
FASEB Journal
Genes and Development
International Journal of Oncology
The Journal of Biological Chemistry
The Journal of Cell Biology
The Journal of Cell Science
The Journal of Clinical Investigation
The Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Mechanisms of Development
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Molecular Biology of the Cell
Molecular Cell
Molecular Endocrinology
Molecular Pharmacology
Nature Cell Biology
Nature Medicine
Oncogene
PLoS Genetics
PNAS
Science Signaling

Fields of Expertise

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