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Dr. Marvin L. Meistrich

Dr. Marvin L. Meistrich

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology

Research Interests:

  • Reproductive toxicology and endocrinology
  • Radiation and chemotherapy effects on male reproductive system resulting in infertility or genetic damage
  • Genes responsible for radiation sensitivity of spermatogenesis
  • Fertility preservation in cancer patients including stimulation of recovery of spermatogenesis by hormone manipulation and spermatogonial transplantation
  • Biochemistry and molecular biology of sperm development
  • Separation of germ cells into purified populations
  • Identification of testicular cell types (male germ cells, somatic testis cells)
  • Testicular cancer
  • Induction of testicular cancer by fetal exposure to radiation and other DNA damaging agents


MDACC Faculty

Contact Information

Phone: 713.792.4866


Office: MDA Y3.5364 (Unit 66)

Title: Professor


Ph.D. - Cornell University - 1967