Norman E. Sharpless, MD
Year elected: 2008
Current membership category: Active
Director
The National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
Building 9609 MSC 9760
Bethesda, MD 20892-9760
United States of America
Phone: 2407814000
Email: norman.sharpless@nih.gov
Website: https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/leadership/director

Biographical statement

Dr. Sharpless is the Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Genetics, and Director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina. His lab employs the tools of human and murine genetics to study the regulation of the p16INK4a and ARF tumors suppressor genes in aging and cancer.

Institutional affiliations

Food and Drug Administration (Primary)

Specialties

Genetics
Gerontology
Internal Medicine
Oncology