Herta Chao, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Research Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology

Yale Cancer Center: Developmental Therapeutics

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Lung Neoplasms; Medical Oncology; Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases; Prostatic Neoplasms

Research Summary

One of my research interests is studying the effects of castration treatment for on cognitive function in prostate cancer patients and their impact on the quality of life. Another research interest is evaluating potential therapeutic targets within one of the major cell signalling pathways - the phospho-inositol-3-kinase pathway - in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

Specialized Terms:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Androgen deprivation therapy
  • Cognitive function
  • Lung cancer
  • Phospho-inositol-3 kinase pathway as a drug target

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Lung Personalized Prevention: Smoking Cessation in Patients With a Lung Nodule

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Contact Info

Herta Chao, MD, PhD
Mailing Address
Medical Oncology950 Campbell Avenue
Mailcode 111-D

West Haven, CT 06516