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Marwa M. Afifi, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute


Dr. Marwa M. Afifi is interested in understanding the mechanism of irreversibility of senescence using live-cell time-lapse imaging. Dr. Afifi graduated as a dentist and chose to pursue a career as a head and neck pathologist. As a postdoc in the Cappell lab, she is interested in combining her clinico-pathologic experience with systems biology and single-cell analysis.

Areas of Expertise

1) Pathology 2) Single-cell analysis 3) Senescence 4) Cell cycle