About PNP Therapeutics
Eric J. Sorscher, M.D.
Dr. Sorscher is a Professor at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia. Dr. Sorscher is trained as a medical oncologist. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School. His residency and fellowship training was at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was named Lucille P. Markey Scholar in Biomedical Sciences and serves as PI of several NIH grants, including an NIH Center grant directed towards understanding and treating cystic fibrosis. His laboratory has made important contributions concerning basic aspects of molecular and cellular biology, in particular, as these relate to epithelial protein over-expression and processing within the endoplasmic reticulum and proteasome.
Over the past several years, Dr. Sorscher has made invited symposium presentations at the American Association of Cancer Research, the Anticancer Drug Discovery and Development meetings, the BioEast meeting in Washington, D.C., the American Chemical Society meetings, an international meeting at the Harvard Medical School entitled "Artificial Self-assembling Systems for Gene Transfer," the NIH Genome Institute Symposium Series concerning Human Gene Therapy and the Lucille P. Markey Trust Symposium Series on Molecular Medicine. He has served as a member of two study sections reviewing grants for the National Institutes of Health and published over 100 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals including Science, Nature Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, EMBO, PNAS, and Cancer Research.