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Nicole C. Schmitt, M.D.

DIVISION OF INTRAMURAL RESEARCH
BG 10 RM 7N240B 10 CENTER DR BETHESDA MD 20814
Phone: 
+1 301 402 4216

Otolaryngology Surgeon-Scientist
Integrative Therapeutics Program

Nicole Schmitt Dr. Schmitt received a B.S. in Biological Sciences at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and an M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed a residency in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle, including two years of full-time research training with T32 and F32 National Research Service Award (NRSA) funding. During this time, Dr. Schmitt studied toxicities of cisplatin chemotherapy in the mouse inner ear and kidney in the laboratory of Dr. Edwin Rubel. Dr. Schmitt then completed a clinical and research fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology and tumor biology at the University of Pittsburgh, studying mechanisms of cisplatin- and cetuximab-induced tumor cell death in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Ferris.

Dr. Schmitt holds a faculty appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, with an active clinical practice in Bethesda, Maryland, focusing on head and neck oncology, endocrine surgery, and surgery for sleep apnea. She joined the NIDCD as an investigator in the Otolaryngology Surgeon-Scientist Program in the fall of 2015.

Laboratory: 

Integrative Therapeutics Program

Scientific Areas: 

Optimizing use of cisplatin chemotherapy for treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; characterizing and preventing cisplatin-induced hearing loss in head and neck cancer patients.

Selected Publications

Last Updated Date

May 26, 2017