Sonia S. Kupfer MDAssistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic, The University of Chicago Medical Center & Biological Sciences, Chicago, Illinois
Sonia is an adult gastroenterologist with clinical and research interests in genetics of gastrointestinal diseases. She is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Gastroenterology and serves as Director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention clinic at the University of Chicago. She graduated from Yale University and completed her medical training including Chief Residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Chicago. As a fellow, she received an F32 individual training grant and is currently supported by an NCI K08 career development award to study colorectal cancer genetics in African Americans. She is site PI on a number of NIH sponsored clinical trials in colorectal cancer chemoprevention and screening. Sonia served as co-Director of two national clinical cancer genetics conferences and is a core faculty member in the City of Hope cancer genetics educational program. Dr. Kupfer is active on several American Gastroenterological Association committees and serves as a council member for the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer. She has mentored numerous medical students, residents and fellows and teaches in the medical school.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Favorable Outcomes in Patients With Gastric Polyps and Neoplasms and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
- Vitamin D Receptor Genotype, Vitamin D3 Supplementation, and Risk of Colorectal Adenomas
- Celecoxib Versus Celecoxib Plus Difluoromethylornithine for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
- Colonoscopic Surveillance for Neoplasia in Ulcerative Colitis