Matthew Sigman, PhD
Professor, University of Utah
Matthew Sigman, PhD, is a professor of chemistry at the University of Utah and a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator.
At both the University of Utah and HCI, Sigman is involved in several projects evaluating collections of anti-cancer compounds and their affects on different types of cancer. After the evaluations, a follow-up investigation aims to identify the compounds that have improved and why.
Sigman has been with the University of Utah for more than 10 years. Before that, he was a postdoctoral research associate at Harvard University. He completed his predoctoral fellowship at NeXstar Pharmaceuticals in Boulder, Colorado. He received his PhD in organometallic chemistry from Washington State University and his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Sonoma State University, California. In 2011, Sigman received the University of Utah Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award.