Kristin A. Altwegg, MS

Kristin A. Altwegg, MS

Doctoral Candidate
UT Health San Antonio        
San Antonio, Texas

Kristin Ann Altwegg is currently a fourth-year student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences-Cancer Biology Program at UT Health San Antonio and Affiliate Member of the UT MD Anderson/Mays Cancer Center, San Antonio, Texas. She is committed to improving our understanding of breast and gynecologic cancers with a goal of developing next-generation translational cancer therapeutics and prevention interventions to positively enhance disease-free interval and survival outcomes. Her research is dedicated to uncovering the mechanistic contributions of oncogenes, epigenetics, and hormonal signaling spearheaded toward the development of novel translational advances in women’s cancer therapeutics. (She also fosters rescue dogs!)