The Best of the AACR Journals Collection: Author Profiles
Daniele M. Gilkes
Title & Affiliation:
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.
Q: What is your primary area of study/research?
A: Non-cellular components of the tumor microenvironment: O2 and the extracellular-matrix
Q: What influenced your decision to embark on a research career?
A: The first day that I stepped foot in a lab, I was hooked. I love the anticipation of experimental results. Nothing is ever mundane. I also care about helping people and making an impact. My career lets me have all of that.
Q: What are your hobbies or passions outside of work?
A: Cooking, Reading, and Spending time with family.