Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences

Marcus Ernst Peter, PhD

Marcus Ernst Peter, PhD

Tom D. Spies Professor of Cancer Metabolism

Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Focus of Work


Signaling of death receptors with emphasis on Fas. The role of microRNA in tumor progression.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Bayreuth, Germany (1988)



Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 6-123
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611