David James VanderWeele

  • 636 Citations

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Research Interests

Dr. VanderWeele did his medical and research training at the University of Chicago, where he developed a research program characterizing the heterogeneity and evolution of the cancer genome. He moved to the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, where he continued to seek to improve the treatment of prostate cancer based on patients’ specific genetic changes. He returned to Chicago in 2018 to join the GU cancer team at Northwestern University, where he continues to translate discoveries made at the bench into improved therapies in the clinic.

Training Experience

2009Residency, University of Chicago
2013Fellowship, University of Chicago

Education/Academic qualification

MD, The University of Chicago

… → 2007

PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 2005

Research interests

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer / Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Oncology
  • Prostate Cancer

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Research Output

  • 636 Citations
  • 17 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Editorial

A case report of multiple primary prostate tumors with differential drug sensitivity

Wilkinson, S., Harmon, S. A., Terrigino, N. T., Karzai, F., Pinto, P. A., Madan, R. A., VanderWeele, D. J., Lake, R., Atway, R., Bright, J. R., Carrabba, N. V., Trostel, S. Y., Lis, R. T., Chun, G., Gulley, J. L., Merino, M. J., Choyke, P. L., Ye, H., Dahut, W. L., Turkbey, B. & 1 others, Sowalsky, A. G., Dec 1 2020, In : Nature communications. 11, 1, 837.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer: Clinical decision making in a rapidly evolving landscape of life-prolonging therapy

    VanderWeele, D. J., Antonarakis, E. S., Carducci, M. A., Dreicer, R., Fizazi, K., Gillessen, S., Higano, C. S., Morgans, A. K., Petrylak, D. P., Sweeney, C. J. & Hussain, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 37, 32, p. 2961-2967 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    2 Scopus citations

    mpMRI preoperative staging in men treated with antiandrogen and androgen deprivation therapy before robotic prostatectomy

    Gold, S. A., VanderWeele, D. J., Harmon, S., Bloom, J. B., Karzai, F., Hale, G. R., Marhamati, S., Rayn, K. N., Mehralivand, S., Merino, M. J., Gulley, J. L., Bilusic, M., Madan, R. A., Choyke, P. L., Turkbey, B., Dahut, W. & Pinto, P. A., Jun 2019, In : Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations. 37, 6, p. 352.e25-352.e30

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Past, Current, and Future of Immunotherapies for Prostate Cancer

    Boettcher, A. N., Usman, A., Morgans, A., VanderWeele, D. J., Sosman, J. & Wu, J. D., Sep 11 2019, In : Frontiers in Oncology. 9, 884.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 11 Scopus citations