Alden Klarer, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Program Director and Associate Professor

Department of Radiation Oncology

529 Jackson Street 502-562-4673

Dr. Klarer is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine MD/PhD Program. She completed her Ph.D. in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology under the direction of Dr. Steven Ellis and Dr. Sucheta Telang. Her dissertation was titled "6-Phosphofructo-2-Kinase Inhibition Induces Autophagy as a Survival Mechanism". Dr. Klarer completed both her internal medicine internship and residency in radiation oncology at the University of Louisville. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She specializes in the treatment of breast malignancies and is involved in a number of investigator-initiated and cooperative group clinical trials. Her treatment expertise and clinical interests include intensity-modulated radiation therapy, cardiac-sparing radiation therapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and radiobiology.