Harold Saavedra, PhD

Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics


Dr. Saavedra's research focuses on the regulation of cell cycle progression and genomic stability by the Neu, Ras, p53 and the E2F pathways, particularly the regulation of the centrosome cycle.


Dr. Saavedra received his PhD from the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He received his BSci from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.

Dr. Saavedra did his postdoctoral training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, OH, and at the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.


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