Linda Schuler, PhD, VMD

Title: Professor
Department: Comparative Biosciences
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BS 1974 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
PhD 1980 University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PA
VMD 1981 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1st Postdoctoral position: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Research Focus

The Schuler laboratory is interested in the role of prolactin and its crosstalk with other hormones and growth factors in development and progression of breast cancer.

Program Activities

  • Joined ERP Program: 1986
  • Committees
    • Member – ERP Program Steering Committee

Research Funding

  • PI NIH/NCI 1 R01 CA157675-01 08/01/11-5/31/16 Prolactin: mammary progenitors and tumor initiating cells in luminal carcinomas
  • co-PIs NIH/NCI R01 CA179556-01A1 04/01/14-02/28/19 Matrix density promotes pro-tumorigenic hormone actions in breast cancer
  • PI EPA G2013-STAR-L1 12/1/14-11/30/19 Organotypic Culture Models for Predictive Toxicology Center


Current Trainees Degree Goal
Fatou Jallow PhD
Past Trainees Degree Completed
Juu-Chin Liu PhD