Medical School
Stanford University School of Medicine (2007)
Other Post Graduate Training
Stanford University (2007)
Graduate School
Stanford University (2007), Medical Scientist Training Program
Harvard/Brigham and Women's Hospital (2008), Internal Medicine
Harvard/Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital (2012), Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Cancer imaging
  • Cancer therapeutics
  • Kinase biology and inhibitor development
  • RAS biology and inhibitor development
  • Stereotactic radiation therapy
  • Structural biology
  • Use of technology to improve cancer care


CheckMate Check-In: Playbook for a Cancelled Surgery
Badiyan SN, Westover K International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2024 Mar 118 588-589
Another KRAS variant trapped
Westover K Nature chemical biology 2024
Beyond conventional bounds: Surpassing system limits for stereotactic ablative (SAbR) lung radiotherapy using CBCT-based adaptive planning system
Gonzalez Y, Visak J, Overman L, Liao CY, Yen A, Zhuang T, Cai B, Godley A, Zhang Y, Timmerman R, Iyengar P, Westover K, Parsons DD, Lin M Journal of applied clinical medical physics 2024
Adapt-On-Demand: A Novel Strategy for Personalized Adaptive Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer
Li R, Zhuang T, Montalvo S, Wang K, Parsons DD, Zhang Y, Iyengar P, Wang J, Godley A, Cai B, Lin M, Westover K Practical Radiation Oncology 2024
GLUT3 promotes macrophage signaling and function via RAS-mediated endocytosis in atopic dermatitis and wound healing
Yu DM, Zhao J, Lee EE, Kim D, Mahapatra R, Rose EK, Zhou Z, Hosler C, El Kurdi A, Choe JY, Abel ED, Hoxhaj G, Westover KD, Cho RJ, Cheng JB, Wang RC Journal of Clinical Investigation 2023 Nov 133
LIMS-Kinase provides sensitive and generalizable label-free in vitro measurement of kinase activity using mass spectrometry
Meyer C, McCoy M, Li L, Posner B, Westover KD Cell Reports Physical Science 2023 Oct 4
Dynamic ultrasound molecular-targeted imaging of senescence in evaluation of lapatinib resistance in HER2-positive breast cancer
Chen X, Li Y, Zhou Z, Zhang Y, Chang L, Gao X, Li Q, Luo H, Westover KD, Zhu J, Wei X Cancer Medicine 2023 Oct 12 19904-19920
Development of a Covalent Inhibitor of c-Jun N-Terminal Protein Kinase (JNK) 2/3 with Selectivity over JNK1
Lu W, Liu Y, Gao Y, Geng Q, Gurbani D, Li L, Ficarro SB, Meyer CJ, Sinha D, You I, Tse J, He Z, Ji W, Che J, Kim AY, Yu T, Wen K, Anderson KC, Marto JA, Westover KD, Zhang T, Gray NS Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2023 Mar 66 3356-3371
ADAP1 promotes latent HIV-1 reactivation by selectively tuning KRAS–ERK–AP-1 T cell signaling-transcriptional axis
Ramirez NG, Lee J, Zheng Y, Li L, Dennis B, Chen D, Challa A, Planelles V, Westover KD, Alto NM, D’Orso I Nature communications 2022 Dec 13
Therapeutic Targeting the Allosteric Cysteinome of RAS and Kinase Families
Li L, Meyer C, Zhou ZW, Elmezayen A, Westover K Journal of Molecular Biology 2022 Sep 434


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Liver. In Human Radiation Injury

Shrieve D, Loeffler J, et al (2010). Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Radiation. In Pocket Neurology

Westover MB, Choi E, Awad K (2010). Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Honors & Awards

  • V Scholar
  • CPRIT Scholar

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology