Timothy F. Burns, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Targeted therapies for lung cancer; KRAS mutant lung cancer; Hsp90 inhibitors;EMT transcription factors

2.18 Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-7859
Fax: 412-623-7768


BS (Biological Sciences), Cornell University, 1996 PhD (Cell and Molecular Biology), University of Pennsylvania, 2004 MD, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
Timothy F. Burns, MD, PhD

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Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings


Time to dissertation Defense
, last five graduating classes:  4.6 years, Completion Rate: 86.49%

First Author Publications (All students, past 5 year mean):  2.03;   Total Publications: 5.10

F-series Grants (F30/F31) (All Students, past 5 year mean):  12/34 (35%) 

Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty-four consecutive years