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Members:

Albert D. Donnenberg, PhD

Professor, Hematology/Oncology
2.42 Hillman Cancer Center
5150 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Email: donnal@pitt.edu



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THE THREE MOST SIGNIFICANT QUESTIONS THAT DEFINE YOUR RESEARCH PROGRAM:
How does the concept of stemness relate to cancer?
How does the tumor microenvironment, particularly macrophage and stromal polarization, affect invasion and metastasis?
How can we best leverage autologous tissue stem cells for reconstructive and regenerative therapy?

FIVE KEYWORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOUR AREAS OF INTEREST:
Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition, Cellular Therapy, Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Cancer invasion and metastasis, Soft tissue reconstruction

TECHNIQUES, MODELS, METHODS, ANALYTIC APPROACHES, ETC:

Flow cytometry, Multivariate statistics, Fluorescence microscopy, Human tumor xenograft models, Good manufacturing practices.