David A. Gewirtz, Ph.D.
Research program member: Developmental Therapeutics
401 College St.
Richmond, VA 23298
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine
PhD, City University of New York, Mt. Sinai (1978)
I research the role of autophagy and senescence in sensitivity to chemotherapy and radiation in breast and lung cancer. I'm also interested in mitigation of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.
Autophagy, senescence, tumor dormancy, peripheral neuropathy, nicotinic receptors