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David Piwnica-Worms, MD, PhD

660 S. Euclid Ave.
Campus Box 8225
St. Louis, MO 63110

Primary Academic Title:
Professor of Developmental Biology and of Radiology, Washington University Medical School
Research Interest:
Molecular imaging of cancer targets with PET, SPECT and bioluminescence; modulation of multidrug resistance P-glycoprotein and related ATP-binding casette transporters in cancer. Key words: Molecular imaging, PET, SPECT, bioluminescence, luciferase reporters, HSV1 thymidine kinase, multidrug resistance, protein-protein interactions, permeation peptides, Tat basic domain, breast oncology, thoracic oncology, leukemia/lymphoma/transplant, genitourinary oncology.
•1984: MD/PhD, cellular biology, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
•1978-1983: Fellow, Medical Scientist Training Program, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
•1984: Postdoctoral research fellow, Duke University
•1987-1988: Fellow, nuclear magnetic resonance, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
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