Dewhirst Lab

Dewhirst Lab

The goal of our research is two-fold. First, we seek to better understand the tumor microenvironment, specifically as it relates to tumor metabolism and hypoxia. This work uses state-of-the-art imaging approaches to monitor microvascular changes and tumor response to treatment in vivo. Second, we aim to improve current treatment modalities, through assessment of treatment effects on tumors and normal tissues.  Potential benefits to society include novel therapies, improved drug delivery and radioprotection following currently favored therapies.

Contact Information

Duke University Medical Center
Box 3455, MSRB1 Room 201
Research Drive
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919)684-4180
Fax (919)684-8718
E-mail: Dewhirst@radonc.duke.edu