Vera Svobodova Donnenberg, PhD, FCP

Contact

Assistant

Laurice Vance
412-623-1189

Address

Hillman Cancer Center, Research Pavilion Suite L2.42b 5117 Centre Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Title(s)

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education and Training

PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy - 2002
MS, The Johns Hopkins University - 1994
BS, College of Builders and Pioneers: higher technical education - 1984
Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacology - 2008

Professional Activities

American College of Clinical Pharmacology
American Association for Cancer Research
International Society for Analytical Cytology
International Society for Stem Cell Research
Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Editorial Search Committee
Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Publications Committee
American College of Clinical Pharmacology Honors and Awards Committee
Cytometry Associate Editor Stem cells
Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Editorial Board
Department of Surgery Research Committee, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association, Program Committee
Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association, Steering Committee
International Society for Analytical Cytology Program Committee

Research Interests

Tumorigenic stem cells in lung cancer, esophageal cancer and breast cancer
Preexisting therapy resistance in epithelial cancer stem cells
Interaction of dormant tumor cells and regenerating tissue
Interaction of epithelial tumor cells and tumor associated macrophages
Lung immunology

Publications

Visit PubMed for a list of Dr. Donnenberg's publications.