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Marc Daniel Ryser

Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Population Health Sciences
Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708
215 Morris St, Suite 210, Durham, NC 27701


Marc D. Ryser conducts research in cancer early detection, with a particular focus on breast cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment. Using a multi-scale approach, his group generates and analyzes biologic, clinical and population data using a variety of mathematical, statistical and computational tools. Dr. Ryser teaches an immersive research seminar for undergraduate students called “Math & Medicine.”


Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences · 2023 - Present Population Health Sciences, Basic Science Departments
Associate Research Professor of Mathematics · 2023 - Present Mathematics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2018 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

McGill University (Canada) · 2011 Ph.D.