Wilberto Nieves-Neira, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Assistant: Marilou Benenati
Research Program Alignment
Membership Type: Associate - Clinical
- Ovarian cancer - investigating the early mechanisms of carcinogenesis and the molecular events that are responsible for the spread of cancer cells causing carcinomatosis of the peritoneal cavity. Specific aims: developing a mouse model to study ovarian carcinogenesis and establish a contribution of apoptosis defects and angiogenesis to the process of carcinomatosis.