Stephen E. Kurtz

  • Research Associate Professor of OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine


Stephen Kurtz received his B.A. from Brown University and Ph.D. in Genetics and Cell Biology from the University of Chicago. He did postdoctoral training at Columbia University and has led research groups in the pharma/biotech industry and in the Portland VA Medical Center. His research is focused on identifying gene-targeted inhibitors of tumor cells isolated from patients with leukemias and aligning patterns of drug sensitivity with discrete genetic and clinical features of AML patients to understand the mechanisms underlying drug efficacy.


Selected publications

  • Associating Drug Sensitivity with Differentiation Status Identifies Effective Combinations for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Blood Advances  2022 Kurtz SE, Eide CA, Kaempf A, Long N, Bottomly D, Nikolova O, Druker BJ, McWeeney SK, Chang BH, Tyner JW, Agarwal A. 


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