Meet a PennMedicine Researcher


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Roger A. Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D.Roger A. Greenberg, MD, PhD

Roger A. Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology and Assistant Investigator of the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, is the winner of the 2010Michael S. Brown New Investigator Research Award, which recognizes emerging faculty investigators engaged in innovative discoveries.

Dr. Greenberg is engaged in imaginative and promising research which has made critical contributions to our understanding of DNA damage sensing and repair. Since joining the Penn faculty in 2007, he has established himself as an outstanding teacher, mentor and researcher. His work has led to fundamental discoveries in the fields of DNA repair, chromatin and cancer biology, and has important implications for both basic and translational cancer biology. Dr. Greenberg has made major contributions in extremely competitive fields that are populated by some of the premier scientists in cancer biology. He epitomizes the ideal of the Penn Medicine physician-scientist.