Irene Wapnir

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Irene Wapnir
Professor - Med Center Line, Surgery - General Surgery
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute

Irene Wapnir is an Associate Professor (MCL) of Surgery in the School of Medicine, as well as the Chief of Breast Surgery in Surgical Oncology (2005-present). She received her BA from Goucher College of Biological Sciences before going on to receive her MD from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico. 

Her research interests focus on clinical treatment trials in breast cancer, especially locally recurrent breast cancer. Dr. Wapnir is also the institutional Principal Investigator for National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP). Her basic and preclinical research centers on exploring the activity of breast sodium-iodide transporter (NIS) in breast cancer.

Further information is available from her website