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Axel H. Schönthal
Axel H. Schönthal, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. He received his PhD at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, based on the study of oncogenes. This was followed by a postdoc in the area of molecular and cellular cancer biology at the University of California San Diego. Thereafter, he joined USC as a faculty member.
Dr. Schönthal’s current research uses preclinical and translational models to pursue the development of novel agents and novel delivery methods toward improved cancer therapeutic regimens, in particular for cancer types that originate in the brain or migrate there from systemic origins. As of 2021, he has authored and coauthored 180 scholarly articles with an H-Index of 50.