Alissa Weaver, M.D./Ph.D.

Alissa Weaver, M.D./Ph.D.

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

748 Preston Research Building
(615) 936-3529


The Weaver laboratory studies how release of extracellular vesicles called exosomes from cancer cells drives aggressive tumor behavior.  They also study basic mechanisms of how exosomes are made and released from cells.