Julie Schwarz, MD, PhD

Julie Schwarz, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Radiation Oncology, Vice-Chair, Research, Cancer Biology Division Chief, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

As a member of our cervical, ovarian, endometrial and thyroid cancer specialist teams, Dr. Schwarz cares for patients diagnosed with these cancers through treatment and recovery.


  • 2004: MD/PhD, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 2004 - 2005: Intern, internal medicine, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2005 - 2009: Resident, radiation oncology, Washington University

Board Certification

  • : American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Selected Research Publications

Epigenetic regulation during cancer transitions across 11 tumour types.
  • Terekhanova NV, Karpova A, Liang WW, [...] Schwarz JK, [...] Ding L
  • Nature 2023
Context-dependent activation of STING-interferon signaling by CD11b agonists enhances anti-tumor immunity.
  • Liu X, Hogg GD, Zuo C, [...] Schwarz JK, [...] DeNardo DG
  • Cancer Cell 2023
Monounsaturated and Diunsaturated Fatty Acids Sensitize Cervical Cancer to Radiation Therapy.
  • Muhammad N, Ruiz F, Stanley J, [...] Schwarz JK
  • Cancer Res 2022
HPV transcript expression affects cervical cancer response to chemoradiation.
  • Ruiz FJ, Inkman M, Rashmi R, [...] Schwarz JK
  • JCI Insight 2021

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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