Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Science
Professor, Department of Oncology & Urology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Dr. Theodore DeWeese is a member of the faculty of the Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, and the Department of Urology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. DeWeese received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he graduated with honors. He completed a residency in Radiation Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and also served as Chief Resident of that department. Dr. DeWeese next completed a research fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Johns Hopkins in the department of Oncology and The Brady Research Institute.Dr. DeWeese currently practices Radiation Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with a subspecialty focus on malignancies of the genitourinary system. Dr. DeWeese's laboratory research efforts primarily focus on the DNA-damage response of cancer cells (primarily prostate cancer) to ionizing radiation, including repair, cell cycle perturbations and growth factor regulation. In addition, Dr. DeWeese and his collaborators investigate the interaction of cytotoxic and differentiating drugs with radiation in human prostate cancer cells. This research holds promise of identifying interesting drug-radiation combinations that may be applied to the clinic.