Douglas R. Hurst

University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA


Douglas R. Hurst is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pathology, Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala, USA. Dr. Hurst received his B.S. degree from the College of Charleston and his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Florida State University where he was a Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Fellow. He completed postdoc training in cancer biology with Dr. Danny Welch at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he was a Ruth L. Kirschstein NIH Fellow. His primary research goals are to understand the biochemical and molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis with a particular interest in breast cancer. His current focus includes the characterization of the roles of chromatin remodeling complexes required for particular steps in metastasis. His research is funded by the American Cancer Society.

Biography Updated on 13 March 2013

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