Kathleen Hertzer, MD. PhD

Resident Physician
Department of Surgery
David Geffen Department of Medicine at UCLA


The research background of Dr. Hertzer is strongly based in basic molecular biology and biochemistry techniques and her doctoral work has led to further understanding of the mechanism of a cytoskeletal based motor protein important for mitosis.  She is currently pursuing 2 years of bench research in the lab of Guido Eibl and Joe Hines studying pancreatic cancer prior to finishing her surgical residency. Dr. Hertzer is currently been awarded the CURE Pilot and Feasbility award in collaboration with CTSI.