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David Waters

Dr. David Waters is nationally recognized for his work on validating pet dogs as models of human aging and is an expert on the comparative aspects of prostate cancer in men and dogs.  His research, which targets the underexplored intersection of the fields of aging and cancer, is aimed at developing personalized cancer prevention strategies and other interventions that promote healthy longevity.  Dr. Waters’s research findings have been published in a variety of high-impact scientific journals, including the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and Scientific American.  Dr. Waters is also executive director of the Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation, a not-for-profit research institute located in the Purdue Research Park that is committed to defeating cancer and other age-related diseases through basic, comparative, and clinical research.

B.S., Cornell University, 1980

D.V.M., Cornell University, 1984

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1992

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