Gunther to present at spring Dean's Lecture

HERSHEY, Pa. — Dr. Edward Gunther, professor of medicine at Penn State College of Medicine, will present this year’s spring Dean’s Lecture at noon on Tuesday, May 22, in the Junker Auditorium. His lecture is titled “Evolving Views on Breast Cancer: Tales from the Mouse House.” Refreshments will be provided.

Gunther is a physician-scientist and practicing medical oncologist whose primary research focus within Penn State Cancer Institute is developing and analyzing novel genetically engineered mouse models of breast cancer. He also serves as an investigator in the Jake Gittlen Laboratories for Cancer Research.

Gunther and his lab members seek to explain fundamental molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying breast carcinogenesis and tumor maintenance. The research group aims to identify novel vulnerabilities to improve breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Gunther completed his medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine, internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and hematology/oncology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Last Updated May 10, 2018