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Kirsch, David MD, PhD & Mowery, Yvonne MD PhD

David Kirsch, MD, PhD
Duke University
Award Years: 2015 & 2016
Project title: Mechanisms that Regulate Sarcoma Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhinition of PD1 - Co -Leader

Dr. David Kirsch is Professor of Radiation Oncology, Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, and Leader of the Radiation Oncology & Imaging Program of the Duke Cancer Institute. His clinical interests include the multimodality care of patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas and developing new sarcoma therapies. His laboratory interests include utilizing genetically engineered mouse models to study sarcoma and radiation biology in order to develop new cancer therapies in the pre-clinical setting.



Yvonne Mowery, MD, PhD
Duke University
Award Year: 2015 & 2016
Project title: Mechanisms that Regulate Sarcoma Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhinition of PD1 - Co -Leader

Dr. Yvonne Mowery is a resident physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. She holds a doctoral degree in Pathology, and her research focuses on cancer biology.  Her clinical specialties and interests include radiation oncology, head and neck cancers, sarcoma, and immunotherapy