Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Brandes obtained his PhD degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 2001. After medical residency and fellowship training, he pursued post-doctoral training in cancer biology in the laboratory of Dr. James Herman at Johns Hopkins. He was the recipient of several clinical research awards from the Lungevity, CHEST and Uniting Against Lung Cancer foundations and a Suntrust Scholarship award.
Dr. Brandes’ research focuses on epigenetic changes in aerodigestive cancer and inflammation. Specifically, his group studies the use of epigenetic strategies for the prevention of aerodigestive malignancies preclinically and clinically. In addition, his laboratory focuses on epigenetic mechanisms of taxane sensitivity in advanced lung cancers.
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