Gilbert Chu, MD, PhD


Gilbert Chu, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and Biochemistry at the Stanford Medical School. He received a B.A. in Physics from Princeton University in 1967, a Ph.D. in Physics from M.I.T. in 1973, and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1980. Gilbert Chu joined the Stanford faculty in 1987. His notable contributions include discovering and characterizing proteins involved in DNA repair and developing instrumentation for assessing toxicity associated with cancer chemotherapy. His research has also investigated how cells react to DNA damage from radiation and chemotherapy.

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