Leah M Pyter, PhD
College of Medicine
Psycho-Oncology, Comorbidity, Inflammation
Leah Pyter, PhD, is a member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James, where her research focuses on the underlying mechanisms of cancer-induced behavioral comorbidities.In particular, she uses rodent models of breast cancer and cancer survival to study the immune-and endocrine-mediated effects of peripheral tumors on cognitive and affective-like behavior and associated changes in neurobiology. Dr. Pyter has co-authored numerous articles in well-respected publications, including Cancer and Brain, Behavior and Immunity.