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Michael M. Gottesman

Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
United States of America


Dr. Gottesman obtained his M.D. from Harvard University Medical School, completed his internship and residency in medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, and received his postdoctoral research training in molecular genetics with Martin Gellert at the NIH. After a year as an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy at Harvard, he moved to the NIH in 1976. He currently serves as the NIH deputy director for intramural research as well as chief of the Laboratory of Cell Biology.

Research Interest

1) multidrug resistance; 2) ABC transporters; 3) thiosemicarbazides; 4) blood-brain barrier; 5) chemotherapy .


  • Chen CJ, Chin JE, Ueda K, Clark DP, Pastan I, Gottesman MM, Roninson IB. Internal duplication and homology with bacterial transport proteins in the mdr1 (P-glycoprotein) gene from multidrug-resistant human cells. Cell. 1986 Nov 7;47(3):381-9.

  • Shen DW. Human multidrug-resistant cell lines: increased mdr1 expression can precede gene amplification. Science. 1986 May 2;232:643-6.

  • Cabral F, Sobel ME, Gottesman MM. CHO mutants resistant to colchicine, colcemid or griseofulvin have an altered β-tubulin. Cell. 1980 May 1;20(1):29-36.

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