Elizabeth A. Leibold, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Elizabeth Leibold, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a member of the Nuclear Control of Cell Growth and Differentiation Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Leibold researches iron metabolism with a focus on the role of iron-binding proteins. Researchers believe excess iron can lead to an increased risk of cancer, likely due to the toxic effects of increased free radicals.
Leibold received a bachelor's degree from State University of New York at Potsdam and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge.