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Robert A. Marciniak, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Marciniak received his Ph.D. in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1991 and his M.D. from the Harvard Medical School the following year. He was an intern and junior resident in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1992 to 1994 and a clinical fellow in oncology at the hospital from 1994 to 1997.
He joined the Harvard medical faculty in 1997 and concurrently served as a postdoctoral fellow in biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology until 2001, when he was recruited to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). In addition to his academic appointments, Dr. Marciniak is assistant chief of basic research in the department of medicine/division of medical oncology at UTHSCSA.
He is the principal investigator on a three-year grant, funded by the Children's Cancer Research Center at UTHSCSA, titled "Analysis of Telomere Maintenance Mechanisms in Sarcomas." Sarcomas are malignant tumors of connective tissue, bone, cartilage and muscle and are among the most common childhood cancers.
Contacts: Will Sansom