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Joseph N. Contessa, MD, PhD

Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Pharmacology; Co-Leader, Radiobiology and Genome Integrity, Yale Cancer Center; Vice Chair for Basic Science Research, Therapeutic Radiology; Chief, Central Nervous System Radiotherapy Program, Therapeutic Radiology

Contact Information

Joseph N. Contessa, MD, PhD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Therapeutic Radiology

    PO Box 208040

    New Haven, CT 06520-8040

    United States

Extensive Research Description

Therapeutic approaches for the treatment of EGFR and FGFR addicted lung cancer

Radiosensitization of malignant gliomas

Novel small molecule inhibitors of N-linked glycosylation

Molecular Imaging of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor

Drug Discovery and High Throughput Screening

Targeted therapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma


Research Interests

Neoplasms; Radiobiology; Chemicals and Drugs

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials