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Nathan A.  Berger, MD

Nathan A. Berger, MD

Director, Center for Science, Health and Society 216.368.2059 (o) 216.368.4084 (f)

Professor, Medicine-Hematology and Oncology
Member, GI Cancer Genetics Program


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Dr. Berger is an active researcher whose laboratory focuses on poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase, DNA repair, stress proteins, and developmental therapeutics. He is the author of over 150 papers, reviews and book chapters in the field of DNA damage and repair and developmental therapeutics. He was on the Editorial Boards of Blood, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Seminars in Oncology, Oncology Reports, Cancer Research and the Publications Committee of the American Association for Cancer Research. He wrote the chapter on Alykylating Agents in DeVita's Practice of Oncology and the chapter on Medical Therapy of Hematologic Malignancies in Handin, Lux and Stossel's textbook on Principals and Practice of Hematology and coauthored the chapter on Geriatric Hematology in Young, Gerson, and High's Clinical Hematology.