Karine Pozo, PhD

Research, UT Southwestern Medical Center 

Dr. Pozo received a bachelor’s degree from the University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, and a Master’s degree from the University Louis Pasteur - European School of Biotechnology, Strasbourg, France. She graduated with a PhD in Molecular Neurosciences from the University College of London (UCL) - School of Pharmacy, London, UK. For her post-doctorate, she joined the Medical Research Council Laboratory for Cellular and Molecular Biology at UCL, London, UK. Dr. Pozo currently works as an Instructor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX with a joint appointment in the Departments of Neuroscience and Surgery.

Dr. Pozo's research interests are the molecular mechanisms underlying neuroendocrine tumors. In particular, she focuses on intracellular signaling mechanisms underlying medullary thyroid carcinoma and small cell lung cancer.

Dr. Pozo is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research.