UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Shared Resource Directors

The Shared Resources at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center include state-of-the-art facilities that provide infrastructure, technology, support, and expertise to enhance basic, translational, and clinical cancer research with a goal to provide outstanding service at reasonable cost. In addition to standard service offerings, most facilities will work with researchers to provide customized procedures as needed. Shared Resource Directors provide expert consultation and, in some cases, may participate as co-investigators on research faculty grants.

 

Carolyn Anderson, PhD Co-Director, In Vivo Imaging Facility (IVIF); Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Riyue (Sunny) Bao, PhD Co-Director, Cancer Bioinformatics Services (CBS); Research Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Annerose Berndt, PhD, DVM Co-Director, Cancer Genomics Facility (CGF); Director, UPMC Genome Center
Jan Hendrik Beumer, PharmD, PhD Co-Director, Cancer Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Facility (CPPF); Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Tullia Bruno, PhD Director, Cytometry Facility (CF); Research Assistant Professor of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Uma Chandran, PhD Co-Director, Cancer Bioinformatics Services (CBS); Research Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Rivka Colen, MD Co-Director, In Vivo Imaging Facility (IVIF); Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Rajiv Dhir, MD Director, Tissue and Research Pathology Services (TARPS); Chief of Pathology, UPMC Shadyside Hospital
Joseph T. Newsome, DVM Director, Animal Facility (AF); Research Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Yuri Nikiforov, MD, PhD Co-Director, Cancer Genomics Facility (CGF); Professor of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Daniel P. Normolle, PhD Director, Biostatistics Facility (BF); Associate Professor of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
John Schmitz, PhD Co-Director, Cancer Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Facility (CPPF); Research Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Simon Watkins, PhD Director, Cell and Tissue Imaging Facility (CTIF); Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Theresa Whiteside, PhD Director, Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory (IMCPL); Professor of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine