Peter Brett, M.D., Scientist; Director of Sutter Health’s North Bay Melanoma Program

California Pacific CURRENTS: The online journal of CPMC Research Institute

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Research Overview

  • Dr. Brett is board-certified in Medical Oncology  and is a Principal Investigator in Santa Rosa for Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation cancer clinical trials, and  Director of Sutter Health’s North Bay Melanoma Program.
  • His practice focuses on the treatment of melanoma, and research interests are also aimed at cancers of the brain, breast, colon, liver and other solid tumor types.


Dr. Brett received his M.D. from Stanford University. Before joining Sutter Pacific, Dr. Brett completed an internship and residency at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, as well as a fellowship with the National Cancer Institute.


Publication Search


Tillotson M, Logan N, Brett P, Osteogenic stem cell selection for repair and regeneration. Bone Rep

Logan N, Bozec L, Traynor A, Brett P, Mesenchymal stem cell response to topographically modified CoCrMo. J Biomed Mater Res A

Brett P, Du X, Zoka-Assadi M, Coulson C, Reid A, Proops D, Feasibility study of a hand guided robotic drill for cochleostomy. Biomed Res Int

Williamson T, Du X, Bell B, Coulson C, Caversaccio M, Proops D, Brett P, Weber S, Mechatronic feasibility of minimally invasive, atraumatic cochleostomy. Biomed Res Int

Logan N, Sherif A, Cross AJ, Collins SN, Traynor A, Bozec L, Parkin IP, Brett P, TiO2-coated CoCrMo: improving the osteogenic differentiation and adhesion of mesenchymal stem cells in vitro. J Biomed Mater Res A

Peter Brett, M.D., Scientist; Director of Sutter Health’s North Bay Melanoma Program
Primary Research Interests
  • Diagnosis and treatment of melanoma
  • Diagnosis and treatment of solid tumors

Cancer Clinical Trials