Erdem Altunel, MD
Erdem Altunel is a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Medicine at Duke University. He received his MD degree from Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey in 2015.
Dr. Altunel focuses on the development of preclinical models using in vitro cell lines and patient derived xenografts. He is currently working on novel combinatorial drug therapies for treating osteosarcoma in human and dogs. This project also includes investigating underlying genetic mutations that confer resistance or sensitivity to anti-tumor therapy.