Investigator Team

Bryan Schneider, MD

Vera Bradley Foundation Professor of Oncology

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Xiongbin Lu, PhD

Vera Bradley Foundation Professor of Breast Cancer Innovation

Meet Dr. Lu

Tarah Ballinger, MD

Vera Bradley Foundation Scholar in Breast Cancer Research

Meet Dr. Ballinger

Mateusz Opyrchal, MD, PhD

Vera Bradley Foundation Scholar in Breast Cancer Discovery

Meet Dr. Opyrchal

The enthusiasm and passion that Vera Bradley Foundation volunteers and professionals have for curing this disease inspires me as I work to help women live longer, healthier lives after a diagnosis of breast cancer.

Bryan Schneider, MD — Vera Bradley Foundation Professor of Oncology

Investigator team

Carla Fisher, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, IU School of Medicine
Chunhai "Charlie" Hao, MD, PhD
Bicentennial Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, IU School of Medicine
Steven Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine
Jaeyeon Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine
Yunlong Liu, PhD
Director, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CCBB), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, IU School of Informatics
Kandice Ludwig, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery, IU School of Medicine
Samy Meroueh, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine
Kathy Miller, MD
Ballve Lantero Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, IU School of Medicine
Harikrishna Nakshatri, BVSc, PhD
Marian J. Morrison Professor of Breast Cancer Research, Department of Surgery, IU School of Medicine
Kenneth Nephew, PhD
Jerry W. and Peggy S. Throgmartin Professor of Oncology
Jenifer Prosperi, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Sara Quinney, PharmD, PhD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine
Todd Skaar, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine
Anna Maria Storniolo, MD
Andrew and Peggy Thomson Professor of Hematology Oncology, IU School of Medicine
Claire Walczak, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Assistant Director of Research, IU School of Medicine
Hiroki Yokota, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology at Purdue University
Richard Zellars, MD
Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, IU School of Medicine
Xinna Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics

Being named a Vera Bradley Foundation Professor is both an honor and an inspiration. What better motivation is there for combining creative strategies with a dedicated passion for ending breast cancer?

Xiongbin Lu, PhD — Vera Bradley Foundation Professor of Breast Cancer Innovation

About the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer

To date, the Vera Bradley Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit fundraising organization, has committed more than $50 million to advance breast cancer research and treatment in Indiana and around the world.

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