Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Susan E Clare, MD, PhD

Susan E Clare, MD, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Surgery (Breast Surgery)

Focus of Work


The Clare lab's current research interests include a) The utilization cells of the immune system, i.e., macrophages, to deliver nanoparticles for the treatment of primary and metastatic breast cancer, b) Progenitor cells and the development of the normal breast, and c) DNA mutation process in at risk breast tissue with a focus on APOBEC-mediated mutagenesis.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Northwestern University (1988)
  • MD: Northwestern University (1990)



Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 4-113
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611