John Condeelis, Ph.D.« Back


John Condeelis, Ph.D. is The Judith and Burton P. Resnick Chair in Translational Research, Professor and Co-Chairman of the Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM). Dr. Condeelis is the director of the Cancer Center program “Tumor microenvironment and Metastasis”, co-Director of the Gruss Lipper Biophotonics Center, dedicated to the development and application of optical imaging technologies, and co-director of the Integrated Imaging Program, dedicated to the validation of high-resolution probes in clinical imaging. His training is in nuclear physics, optical physics and cell/cancer biology. His current research interest is in tumor cell motility, chemotaxis and invasion during tumor metastasis. He has pioneered the use of combined multiphoton imaging with expression analysis to derive gene expression signatures that define the pathways used by tumor cells to move and invade blood vessels. He discovered the Invasion Signature of breast tumors. He has held elected office in national societies, served on numerous study sections at NIH and the ACS and as Chairman of the Physiology and Cell Biology Study Section, Chairman of the Gordon Conference on Motile Systems, and the Board of Scientific Councilors at the NIH. He has served on editorial boards of prominent journals and is currently associate editor of “Intravital.”