Professor Arthur Frankel

      

Professor Arthur Frankel

Editor-in-Chief: Arthur E Frankel

Arthur E. Frankel, MD was born in Austin, Texas, attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School and completed medical training at Yale University, the National Institutes of Health and Stanford University. He practiced and taught at Duke University, the Medical University of South Carolina, Wake Forest University, Texas A&M, the University of Texas Southwestern, and the University of South Alabama. He is now Chief Hematology and Oncology at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. His clinical focus is malignant hematology, cutaneous malignancies and GU cancers. He has done research including the discovery of the first mammalian oncogenes, the generation of the first Her2 and PSA monoclonal antibodies, the finding of one of the first second site revertant enzyme mutations, discovery of a third lectin binding site on the plant toxin ricin, production of anti-leukemia fusion proteins, and reporting the first gut microbes critical for melanoma immunotherapy response. His interleukin 3-directed fusion protein was approved by the FDA in 2018 for a rare type of leukemia. His current goal is to provide outstanding and cutting edge clinical care to veterans.