David H. Sherr, Phd, Consortium Director
Professor of Environmental Health, Professor of Pa
Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
University of Boston
Dr. Sherr serves as the Director of this consortium. His graduate work was performed at the Cornell University School of Medicine and his postdoctoral work was conducted under Nobel Laureate Baruj Benacerraf at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Sherr is a molecular biologist and toxicologist who studies cellular receptors that recognize a wide variety of environmental pollutants that signal cells to both grow and metastasize. He is an internationally recognized expert on the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR), a protein that binds to environmental carcinogens and begins the aberrant signaling that results in a