Personal profile

Dr. Jorge Darcourt earned his medical degree at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina in 1999. He completed his residency at The University of Texas Health Science at Houston and his fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Hematology and Oncology. He currently serves as the medical director of the Methodist Sugar Land Infusion Center as well as chairman for the Department of Medicine. His personal goal is to bring cutting edge clinical trials and cancer treatments to the communities of the greater Houston area closer to the patients homes.

Research interests

Dr. Darcourt's current research focuses on the study of the differential pathways of breast cancer metastasis to help us to understand the mechanisms of brain metastasis. The goal is to be able to identify and develop  more effective preventive and targeted therapies for this unmet need.  Dr. Darcourt is also interested in the modulation of the immune system for the prevention and treatment of cancer.

Keywords

    Free-text keywords

  • Breast cancer, Metastatic breast cancer, Immunotherapy, GU cancer

    Research Area Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Clinical Care
  • Clinical Translation & Trials

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Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Concept: Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Weight: 100%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
Concept: Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
Weight: 87%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Breast Neoplasms
Concept: Breast Neoplasms
Weight: 52%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Cryptococcus neoformans
Concept: Cryptococcus neoformans
Weight: 47%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasm Metastasis
Concept: Neoplasm Metastasis
Weight: 41%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
HIV Protease Inhibitors
Concept: HIV Protease Inhibitors
Weight: 40%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Concept: Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Weight: 36%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Metabolome
Concept: Metabolome
Weight: 35%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplastic Stem Cells
Concept: Neoplastic Stem Cells
Weight: 35%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Cystectomy
Concept: Cystectomy
Weight: 34%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Research OutputsResearch Output authored by Jorge Darcourt is tagged with the concept

Journals

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

ISSNs: 0167-6806

Springer New York

Journal

1

AIDS

ISSNs: 0269-9370

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

1

Breast Cancer Research

ISSNs: 1465-5411

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1465-542X

BioMed Central

Journal

1

Clinical Infectious Diseases

ISSNs: 1058-4838, 1537-6591

Oxford University Press

Journal

1

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

ISSNs: 1525-4135, 0894-9255

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

1
has published Research OutputsResearch Output by Jorge Darcourt

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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Houston Methodist Hospital

Organizational unit: Schools & Hospitals

4

Department of Medicine

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2

Department of Pathology & Genomic Medicine

Organizational unit: Departments

1

Department of Radiation Oncology

Organizational unit: Departments

1

Department of Surgery

Organizational unit: Departments

1
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Jorge Darcourt

Shared Pub. External Organizations

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

3

Baylor College of Medicine

External organization: Unknown

2

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

External organization: Unknown

1

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

External organization: Unknown

1

Ben Taub General Hospital

External organization: Unknown

1
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Jorge Darcourt

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Jorge Darcourt

Shared Pub. External co-authors

Fehmida Visnegarwala

External person

3

A. Clinton White

External person

3

R. Hamill

External person

2

Thomas P. Giordano

External person

1

Robert L. Atmar

External person

1
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Jorge Darcourt

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