Michael Spiotto


Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology

Michael Spiotto specializes in treating patients with head and neck cancer. His current research is focused on identifying novel genes involved in the development and spread of head and neck cancers. In addition, he is developing unique systems to screen for compounds that may target these genes in head and neck cancers.

His research has been published in such journals as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,Immunity,Nature Medicine, and Cancer Research.

Spiotto completed his medical degree and his PhD at the University of Chicago, followed by an internship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and a residency in radiation oncology at Stanford University.

Spiotto joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2011.

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