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Meet the Faculty

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Douglas Swartzendruber

Faculty Research Associate

Division: Natural Science Division
Phone: (303) 565-7180
E-mail: douglas.swartzendruber@pepperdine.edu


  • Tumor Biology

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • 1991-1992 Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) Conceptual Committee for the Undergraduate Curriculum in Biology
  • 1994-1998 Councilor, International Society for Analytical Cytology
  • 1996-1998 Associate Editor, Cytometry, the Journal of the International Society for Analytical Cytology
  • 1997-present Editorial Board, Journal of Women and Cancer
  • 1998 Best Poster Award, 22nd International Breast Cancer Research Congress of the IABCR, Athens, Greece

Academic Interests:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cellular Differentiation
  • High Speed Single Cell Analysis
  • Undergraduate Research Programs

Selected Works:

  • J.C. Martin and D.E. Swartzendruber, Time: A New Parameter for Kinetic Measurements in Flow Cytometry. Science 207:199-201, 1980.
  • D.E. Swartzendruber, M.W. Retsky, R.H. Wardwell and P.D. Bame. A New Approach for Treatment of Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 32:319-325, 1994.
  • M.W. Retsky, R. Demicheli, D.E. Swartzendruber, P.D. Bame, R.H. Wardwell, G. Bonadonna, J.F. Speer and P. Valigussa. Computer Simulation of a Breast Cancer Metastasis Model. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 45:193-202, 1997.
  • R. Demicheli, M. Retsky, D. Swartzendruber and G. Bonadonna. A New Model of Breast Cancer Metastatic Development, Annals of Oncology 8:1075-1080, 1997.
  • M.K. Newell, R. Melamede, E Villalobos-Menuey, D. Swartzendruber, R. Trauger and W. Crisp. The Effects of Chemotherapeutics on Cellular Metabolism and Consequent Immune Recognition. J. Immune Based Therapies and Vaccinex, 2: (3) 1-13, 2004.
  • M. Retsky, R. Demicheli, W. Hrushesky, J. Speer, D. Swartzendruber and R. Wardwell. Recent Translational Research: Computational Studies of Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Research, 7:37-40, 2005.