Barbara Foster, PhD

Professor of Oncology
Director, Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Graduate Program
Co-Leader, Genitourinary (GU) CCSG Program
Member, Genitourinary Disease Site Research Group (GU DSRG)
Scientific Director, Mouse Tumor Model Resource (MTMR) Core
Director, Rapid Tissue Acquisition Program (RTAP) Core
Member, Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
Member, GU Program Steering Committee
Member, Shared Resource Director Committee
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

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Special Interests: 
Vitamin D chemoprevention and mechanism of resistance
Prostate cancer, initiation, progression and castration recurrent disease
Preclinical testing novel therapeutic approaches in animal models (transgenic and xenograft)
LSD1 as a corepressor and coactivator of the vitamin D receptor
Serotonin receptor signaling axis as a therapeutic target in prostate cancer

Background

Education and Training: 
Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Cell Biology - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
PhD - Anatomy - University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Professional Memberships: 
Society for Basic Urological Research (SBUR)
American Urological Association (AUA)