Dr. Abigail Berman, Associate Director of the Penn Center for Precision Medicine


Dr. Abigail T. Berman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology. She did her undergraduate work at Harvard University in chemistry and medical school and residency at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where she also received her Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology with a focus on clinical trials. She specializes in the treatment of patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies with photon and proton radiation therapy. Dr. Berman leads research programs in translational thoracic radiation oncology, including a focus on the microbiome, and clinical trials incorporating immunotherapy with multi-modality therapy including with reirradiation. Dr. Berman has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Radiologic Society of North America. She is the Associate Director, Clinical, of the Penn Center for Precision Medicine and Director of the medical student radiation oncology clerkship. She is a member of the ITMIG Thymic Carcinoma Workgroup, Penn Thoracic Cancer Service Line Committee, and on the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Oncology.