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Laura Ruth Alder

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Medical Oncology
Box 90827, Durham, NC 27708-0827
20 Duke Medicine Circle, Durham, NC 27710


Areas of Research/Interest
  1. Optimizing biomarker directed treatment for late-stage lung cancer
  2. Optimizing treatment for patients with lung cancer and brain metastases
  3. Finding novel targets in early and advanced stage lung cancer
  4. Optimizing access to health care in women and minorities facing lung cancer

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Medicine · 2023 - Present Medicine, Medical Oncology, Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2024 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Queensland (Australia) · 2017 M.D.