Gary Kupfer, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology / Oncology) and of Pathology; Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Clinical Program Leader, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program, Yale Cancer Center

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Kupfer Lab | Pediatric Hematology & Oncology: Pediatric Hemophilia Program

Pathology: Experimental Pathology Graduate Program

Cancer Genetics

Faculty Research

Molecular Virology: Virology laboratories

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Cell Symmetry

Yale Cancer Center: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program | Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Cell Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Disease; Molecular Mechanisms; RNA Biology; Signal Transduction | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Cancer Biology and Therapeutics; Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics; Hematology, Vascular Biology and Inflammation; Human Disease Pathology, Physiology and Intervention

Yale Cooperative Center of Excellence in Hematology (YCCEH)

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

The Kupfer laboratory is working on HTLV I Tax protein, which has a unique kinase activation activity. They are harnessing this activity in order to chemosensitize p53 mutant tumor cells, thereby serving as an adjunct to enhance cancer therapy.<_o3a_p>

Education & Training

MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1989)
BS University of Florida (1983)
Post-doctoral Fellow Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Fellow Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Resident Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Research Associate John Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, MD

Honors & Recognition

  • Commonwealth Health Research Board grant awardee (2005)

  • NIH K02 career development award (2002)

  • Concern Foundation Cancer Research Award (2000)

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