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Elizabeth Snyderwine, Ph.D.

Program Director
Division of Cancer Biology (DCB)

Dr. Elizabeth Snyderwine manages a portfolio of grants focusing on xenobiotic and cellular metabolism, metastasis, aging biology, and the bone microenvironment. She also has expertise in cancers in the mammary gland, liver cancer and toxicology, drug metabolism, and pharmacology.

In addition to her work in DCB, Dr. Snyderwine is also a member of the NCI Liver Cancer Working Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) - NCI Cancer and the Environment Working Group, and the NIEHS - NCI Climate Change and Disaster Aftermath Working Group. 


Prior to DCB, she was a section chief in the Chemical Carcinogenesis Laboratory of NCI. She studied chemical carcinogens in the diet, specifically heterocyclic amines that are produced by cooking meats. Additionally she worked to develop animal models of chemical carcinogenesis relevant for human risk assessment of carcinogens.