Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
David J VanderWeele, MD, PhD

David J VanderWeele, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)

Bio

Dr. VanderWeele did his medical and research training at the University of Chicago, where he developed a research program characterizing the heterogeneity and evolution of the cancer genome. He moved to the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, where he continued to seek to improve the treatment of prostate cancer based on patients’ specific genetic changes. He returned to Chicago in 2018 to join the GU cancer team at Northwestern University, where he continues to translate discoveries ma...[Read full text]Dr. VanderWeele did his medical and research training at the University of Chicago, where he developed a research program characterizing the heterogeneity and evolution of the cancer genome. He moved to the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, where he continued to seek to improve the treatment of prostate cancer based on patients’ specific genetic changes. He returned to Chicago in 2018 to join the GU cancer team at Northwestern University, where he continues to translate discoveries made at the bench into improved therapies in the clinic.[Shorten text]

 

Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Chicago, Cancer Biology (2005)
  • MD: University of Chicago (2007)
  • Residency: University of Chicago, Medicine (2009)
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago, Hematology-Oncology (2013)

Contact

To make an appointment, call our general Lurie Cancer Center number at 312-695-0990.