Katherine Fuh, MD, PhD

Katherine Fuh, MD, PhD

Katherine C. Fuh, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Washington University, St. Louis. She received a BA in Biology at Johns Hopkins University. She received her MD from Georgetown Medical School and her PhD in Cancer Biology from Stanford University Medical School with Amato Giaccia as her PhD advisor. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford Hospital and then entered the combined Gynecologic Oncology fellowship program at Stanford and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In 2013, she was awarded a position as a scholar on the NICHD K12-Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) with Greg Longmore, MD in Medical Oncology as her mentor. Her research interests and laboratory focuses on identifying and validating therapeutic targets in ovarian cancer metastasis in the context of the tumor microenvironment. Her work has been recognized with awards such as the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, Washington University Siteman Cancer Center Cancer Frontier Fund, RSDP Research Support and Seed Grants (supported by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists-ACOG, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, March of Dimes), and Mary Kay Foundation. She is faculty member in the Molecular Cell Biology Ph.D. Program in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) at Washington University, a member of the Cell-to-Cell Communications in Cancer Research Program (C4P) at Siteman Cancer Center, associate member of the Integrating Communications within the Cancer Environment (ICCE), and a member of the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS).