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Sarah Spiegel, Ph.D.

Program co-leader, Cancer Cell Signaling
Mann T. and Sara D. Lowry Chair in Oncology

Research program member: Cancer Cell Signaling

Box 980614
1101 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23298




Professor & Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine


PhD, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel (1983)

Research description

My research focuses on the role of sphingolipid metabolites in anti-tumor immunity, the role of sphingosine-1-phosphate in metastasis, and chemotherapy induced neuropathic pain.

Research keywords

Apoptosis,Autophagy,Cell signaling,Immunotherapy,Lipid signaling,Metastasis,Obesity,Signal transduction,Tumor microenvironment

Published research

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Awards and honors

Virginia Outstanding Scientist of the Year Award, 2008, Science Museum of Virginia