Medical Oncology and Laboratory Medicine
Biographical Sketch and Bibliography
Larry M. Weisenthal, MD,PhD. Undergraduate chemistry major at U. of Louisville, varsity swim team; entered medical school after 3 years, University awards as most outstanding freshman, sophomore, and junior man; Ph.D. (Pharmacology, laboratory of Dr. Raymond W. Ruddon) and M.D. degrees from U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; internship and residency in internal medicine, U. of Michigan; Clinical Associate, Medicine Branch, National Cancer Institute and Lt Cmdr, USPHS, Bethesda, MD, 1 year post-doctoral research, laboratory of Dr. Marc Lippman, NCI, Bethesda; Board certification in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology; worked for 8 years in the Section of Hematology-Oncology at the Long Beach VA hospital, as Staff Physician, Clinical Investigator in the VA Central Office Career Development Program, and as Associate Professor of Medicine In Residence at the U. of California Irvine. Three years service as the oncology reviewer for the VA Research Advisory Group ("RAG"). Five years' service on the Expert Advisory Committee for the NCI/NIH Antitumor Drug Screening Program. Co-founded Oncotech (a national clinical laboratory corporation) and employed full time at Oncotech in positions of Founding Corporate Director, Clinical Laboratory Director, and Vice-President for Scientific Affairs. Resigned all Oncotech positions, effective Jan. 10, 1992, to work 100% time in a professional services group (Weisenthal Cancer Group). Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (1993-98); Currently Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), University of California Irvine. Bibliography includes 45 research papers, reviews, and book chapters; 34 abstracts, 1 Ph.D. thesis, and 2 patents.