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Andrea Lazarus

Andrea Lazarus
Associate Dean for Research Professor, Pharmacotherapy Executive Director of Undergraduate Programs 509-358-7525 PBS 120P Spokane


PhD in experimental medicine, McGill University

Master of Science in cell biology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Bachelor of Science in human genetics, McGill University

Additional Information

As assistant vice president for Research Clinical Health Sciences, Andrea Lazarus is responsible for helping WSU Health Sciences develop a competitive environment for pursuing health-related research, including clinical studies. This will allow WSU Health Sciences in Spokane to translate basic science discoveries into new treatment approaches.

Before joining WSU in 2013, Andrea was administrator of the National Institutes of Health-funded Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute, which supports and cultivates turning laboratory-based findings into clinical practice.

Selected Publications

Patel AA, Gilbertson JR, Showe LC, London JW, Ross E, Ochs MF, Carver J, Lazarus A, Parwani AV, Dhir R, Beck JR, Liebman M, Garcia FU, Prichard J, Wilkerson M, Herberman RB, Becich MJ, and the PCABC. Cancer Informatics. A Novel Cross-Disciplinary Multi-Institute Approach to Translational Cancer Research: Lessons Learned from Pennsylvania Cancer Alliance Bioinformatics Consortium (PCABC). 2007; 3:255-274.

Dorato A, Raguet S, Okamura H, Bergeron JJ, Kelly PA, Posner BI. Characterization of the structure and glycosylation properties of intracellular and cell surface rat hepatic prolactin receptors. Endocrinology. 1992 Oct; 131(4):1734-42.
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Posner, BI, Barash I, Dorato A, Fantus IG and Khan MN. In: Pediatric Endocrinology (Eds. R. Collu, J. Ducharme and H.J. Guyda). 1989; 37-79.

Lipson KE, Kolhatkar AA, Dorato A, Donner DB. N-ethylmaleimide uncouples the glucagon receptor from the regulatory component of adenylyl cyclase. Biochemistry. 1986 Sep 23; 25(19):5678-85.
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Dufour M, St Germain J, Skalski V, Dorato A, Lazarus P, Panasci LC. Effect of administration of sodium cyanate and melphalan on the lifespan of P388 tumor-bearing CD2F1 mice. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 1984; 12(2):94-7.
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Kaufman M, Pinsky L, Wong SC, Simard L, Dorato A. Sodium thiocyanate: a probe for the conformations of the androgen-receptor complex. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 1982 Jul; 27(2):121-8.

updated 12/05/2013