Agnes B. Kane, MD, PhD
Dr. Agnes Kane received her MD and PhD degrees from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She is board-certified in anatomic pathology and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has served on working groups for the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization and was a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board.
Her research on asbestos fiber toxicity and nanotechnology was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the Superfund Research Program, and the American Cancer Society. She served as Director of the Training Program in Environmental Pathology at Brown University and mentored 16 graduate and postdoctoral trainees who are currently employed in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, as well as at EPA, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She joined the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Brown University in 1982 and became professor emerita in 2021.