Jeff Szymanski, MD, PhD

Jeff Szymanski, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Education

  • BS, Biochemistry: Northern Michigan University (2005)
  • PhD, Physiology: Wayne State University (2014)
  • MD: Wayne State University (2014)
  • Residency, Laboratory Medicine: Washington University in St. Louis (2014-2017)
  • Chief Resident, Laboratory Medicine: Washington University in St. Louis (2016)
  • Molecular Pathology Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis (2018)

Biography

Jeff Szymanski is an assistant professor in the Cancer Biology Division of the Department of Radiation Oncology. He completed his MD and PhD at Wayne State University in Detroit in 2014, studying post-transcriptional regulation after brain ischemia and reperfusion. Jeff completed a laboratory medicine residency and molecular pathology fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, where he developed an interest in bioinformatics and clinical genomics.

Research

Jeff’s role in the Cancer Biology Division is to support and develop research efforts related to bioinformatics. His responsibilities include assistance with experimental design, implementation of bioinformatics pipelines, downstream statistical analysis and data visualization, computational support and training, and liaison between clinical and bioinformatics researchers.