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The Best of the AACR Journals Collection: Author Profiles

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Scott Peterson

Title & Affiliation:
Senior Vice President, Head of Research, Seagen, Bothell, WA.

Most-cited Article:
Preclinical Activity of HER2-Selective Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Tucatinib as a Single Agent or in Combination with Trastuzumab or Docetaxel in Solid Tumor Models

Q: What is your primary area of study/research?
A: Cancer drug discovery.

Q: What influenced your decision to embark on a research career?
A: Natural curiosity, interest in understanding mechanistic biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology, and a passion for directing my research toward identifying innovative drugs to help cancer patients.

Q; What excites you most about your research area?
A: The potential to help patients with cancers. Being able to translate new concepts into drugs that may improve the lives of cancer patients is an incredible privilege.

Q: What do you do for fun outside of work? What are your passions and hobbies?
A: Fly fishing and hiking.


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