Jennifer Wargo

Jennifer Wargo

Jennifer Wargo is an Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology and Genomic Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She has contributed significantly to the knowledge of resistance mechanisms and the effect of targeted therapy on anti-tumor immunity. She has authored or co-authored more than 80 peer-reviewed research articles, 14 invited articles, 43 abstracts and 4 book chapters. She joined MD Anderson in September 2013 to build a program to collect serial biopsies in patients with melanoma and other cancers being treated with chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy, and to better understand responses to therapy and develop novel strategies to combat resistance.