Peter Gann, MD, ScD

Title & Department



College of Medicine

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Phone: 312-355-3723


Dr. Peter Gann trained in cancer epidemiology and his research has focused on the development of biomarkers, mainly related to prostate and breast cancer. He also maintains a focus on early detection of cancer and racial disparities. He was the founding Director of the Division of Research in the Department of Pathology and is currently Associate Director for Shared Resources at UICC as well as Director of the Translational Pathology Shared Resource. He has served as an External Advisor for multiple NCI SPORE programs and as an external consultant for intramural research in epidemiology at NCI.


ScD, Harvard University; MD, University of Pennsylvania

Disease Focus

Breast; Prostate Cancer

Research Keywords

Cancer Epidemiology; Biomarkers; Cancer Prevention; Digital Pathology; Image Analysis; Intratumor Heterogeneity

Additional Language(s)


Published Research

PubMed Search

Other Link(s)

Department Webpage

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