Michael E. Hurwitz PhD, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Prostate and Urologic Cancers Program

Animal Organogenesis

Medical Oncology

Signal Transduction

General Urology

Medical Oncology

Research Interests

Cell migration; Kinase signaling; Phosphorylation; Cytoskeleton; Engulfment; Apoptosis; C. elegans; Cancer biology more...


  • AB, Harvard College, 1991
  • Ph.D., Rockefeller University, 1997
  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College, 1998

Selected Publications

  • Hurwitz M.E., Vanderzalm P.J., Bloom L., Goldman J., Garriga G., and Horvitz, H.R. (2009) Abl kinase inhibits the engulfment of apoptotic cells in C. elegans. PLoS Biol 7(4): e1000099.
  • Vanderzalm, P.J., Pandey, A., Hurwitz, M.E., Bloom, L.., Horvitz, H.R., and Garriga, G. C. elegans CARMIL negatively regulates UNC-73/Trio function during neuronal development. Development. 2009;136: 1201-1210.



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