Abigail Tripp Berman, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Associate Director, Clinical, Penn Center for Precision Medicine

Translational thoracic radiation oncology

Dr. Abigail T. Berman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology. She did her undergraduate work at Harvard University in chemistry and medical school and residency at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where she also received her Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology with a focus on clinical trials. She specializes in the treatment of patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies with photon and proton radiation therapy. Dr. Berman leads research programs in translational thoracic radiation oncology, including understanding the implications of molecular genomics on radiotherapy, and clinical trials incorporating radiosensitizers and protectors with multi-modality therapy. Dr. Berman has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Radiologic Society of North America. She is the director of the medical student clerkship and Co-Director of the Clinical Trials in Oncology Course and Workshop. She is a member of the ITMIG Thymic Carcinoma Workgroup, Penn Thoracic Cancer Service Line Committee, and on the Editorial Board of RadOnc Questions and Frontiers in Oncology.

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