Peter C. Scacheri, PhD

Professor
Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences
School of Medicine
Member
GI Cancer Genetics Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Dr. Peter Scacheri holds the Gertrude and Donnelly Hess Professorship in Oncology and is a tenured Professor in the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.  He is also a member of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Dr. Scacheri’s research focuses on mechanisms that switch on genes that drive the formation cancer and its progression to overt metastasis. Dr. Scacheri has published more than 75 peer reviewed papers as well as numerous book chapters, reviews and perspective articles. He is a standing member on the NIH Cancer Genetics study section, serves on several Editorial Boards, and has led the American Society of Human Genetics Scientific Program Committee.  Dr. Scacheri is also deeply committed to graduate student training.  Since establishing his lab in 2006, seven trainees have earned their doctorate degrees under his mentorship.  Dr. Scacheri’s research program is supported by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health, as well as several foundations and gifts from generous donors.