Douglas Yee, MD

Douglas Yee, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Director, Masonic Cancer Center
John H. Kersey Chair in Cancer Research

Douglas Yee, MD, director of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, is the point person for all cancer research at the University of Minnesota. He also treats patients with breast cancer and conducts research to improve cancer therapies. His research focuses on developing and testing new treatments for cancer. Currently, Yee strives to understand the role of insulin-like growth factor (IGF) in stimulating cancer cells to multiply and spread. His research is aimed at finding methods to target growth factor receptors with targeted therapies. 

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