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David A. Gewirtz, Ph.D.

Research program member: Developmental Therapeutics

Box 980035
401 College St.
Richmond, VA 23298

804-828-9523

Email: david.gewirtz@vcuhealth.org

Affiliations

Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine

Education

PhD, City University of New York, Mt. 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.

Research keywords

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

Published research

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