Assistant Professor Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Human Cancer Genetics ProgBiography
Dr. David Symer is an assistant professor in the Human Cancer Genetics Program, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics and Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital. Recently, Dr. Symer also was named interim director of the core laboratory offering shared resources in genomics at Ohio State, the Nucleic Acids / Microarray Shared Resource. Dr. Symer has ongoing research interests in molecular biology and in cancer genetics and genomics. His primary clinical interest is chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He graduated with an AB degree in mathematics from Dartmouth College, earned his MD and PhD degrees at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, did his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School), and completed his fellowship training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Johns Hopkins Oncology Center. Dr. Symer was a principal investigator at the National Cancer Institute prior to moving to Ohio State in 2009.