The Best of the AACR Journals Collection: Author Profiles
Title & Affiliation:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Q: What is your primary area of study/research?
A: Head and Neck Cancer, Genomics, Immunotherapy.
Q: What influenced your decision to embark on a research career?
A: The opportunity to be part of discoveries that will ultimately improve cancer patients’ lives. My grandfather was touched by cancer, and I could see no other field that had this much potential for science to lead to better treatments.
Q; What excites you most about your research area?
A: The tremendous progress that has been made over the past few years in cancer immunotherapy and genomics.
Q: What are your hobbies or passions outside of work?
A: I love bicycling and spending time outdoors with my three little boys.