Departments of Oncology and Medicine and the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Dr. Furth is a physician-scientist who works in the areas of cancer genetics, prevention and survivorship. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. She served as the Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) from 2013-2020. As an investigator Dr. Furth is extensively published and well-cited. She is noted for expanding the range of genetically engineered mouse models for preclinical breast cancer research, bringing the tetracycline responsive gene expression system to transgenic mice, providing new approaches for cancer investigations using primary cell cultures, and early work on p53-independent apoptosis and 3’UTR-mediated regulation of gene expression.