Barbara Foster, PhD

Professor of Oncology
Director, Experimental Therapeutics Graduate Program
Member, Genitourinary Disease Site Research Group (GU TRG)
Scientific Director, Experimental Tumor Model Resource (ETM)
Director, Rapid Tissue Acquisition Program (RTAP) Core
Member, Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
Member, Shared Resource Director Committee
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
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)