Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery

Natasha G. Deane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Deane currently focuses her research on studying the mechanisms underlying the transition of tumor cells from a benign to a malignant phenotype. She is also working to identify network mechanisms of CRC metastasis in an effort to improve patient prognosis and discover novel therapeutic targets.

In 1984, Dr. Deane received a bachelor of science in Biology and Medicine from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She received a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1995.

Postdoctoral Training and Appointments:
In 2002, Dr. Deane completed a post-graduate course in Scientific Management from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Bethesda, MD. She went on to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, completing post-doctoral fellowships in the departments of Surgery and Radiology in 2001 and 2004, respectively.

2003 – James Lectureship Radiology Research Paper Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1990 – James A. Beall II Memorial Scholarship Award, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Review some of Dr. Deane’s publications on PubMed.

Dr. Deane’s CV is available in PDF format.

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