Research & Publications
Dr. Escobar-Hoyos obtained her master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia. As a Fulbright Scholar, she pursued a Ph.D. in Cancer Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology at Stony Brook University mentored by Dr. Kenneth Shroyer. She then completed her postdoctoral training at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center co-mentored by Drs. Steven Leach and Omar Abdel-Wahab. In 2020, Dr. Escobar-Hoyos joined the Department of Therapeutic Radiology at Yale as an Assistant Professor.
The overarching goal of Dr. Escobar-Hoyos' lab is to cure pancreatic and lung cancers. Specifically, the team seeks to understand and target somatic mutations, and aberrant RNA processing in these tumors to develop of novel therapies.
Education & Training
- PhDStony Brook University (2015)
- MScUniversidad del valle (2013)
Honors & Recognition
|Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award||Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation||2023|
|Career Development Award to Further Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion||American Association for Cancer Research||2022|