Geoffrey Wahl, PhD


Gene Expression Laboratory

Geoffrey Wahl
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Videos – Geoff Wahl

Videos – Geoff Wahl

New Technology Spots Better Drug Targets

For decades, researchers have struggled to translate basic scientific discoveries about cancer into therapeutics that effectively–and with minimal side effects–shrink a tumor. Read more »

New Targets in Breast Cancer Fight

Similarities between genetic signatures in developing organs and breast cancer could predict and personalize cancer therapies.
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BA, Bacteriology, UCLA
PhD, Biological Chemistry, Harvard University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

Awards & Honors

  • Susan G. Komen® Brinker Award, 2022
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award, 2015-Present
  • American Academy of Arts And Sciences (AAAS) Fellow, 2014
  • American Association for Cancer Research Fellow, 2013
  • American Association for the Advancement Of Science (AAAS) Fellow, 2008
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 2007-2014
  • Susan G. Komen Scholar, 2010-Present
  • President, American Association for Cancer Research, 2006-2007
  • “Citation Classic” Designation for One of the Most Highly Cited Scientific Papers, 1961-1982
  • American Men And Women of Science