Leah M Pyter, PhD

Leah Pyter

College

College of Medicine

Department/Division

Psychiatry

Academic Title

Asst Professor

Research Program

Cancer Control

Research Interest

Cancer ● Wounds and Injuries ● Depression

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.


Office Location

219 Behavioral Med Research Inst

460 Medical Center Drive, Columbus, OH 43210


614-293-3496

614-366-2097



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