Research Areas

  • Transoral and robot-assisted minimally-invasive head and neck surgery
  • HPV-related head and neck cancer
  • Immune-based therapy for head and neck cancers
  • Molecular pathways of tumor dormancy , growth, recurrence and metastasis
  • Optical imaging for real-time margin detection in head and neck cancer


Contact Us

Julio Aguirre-Ghiso, PhD
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Basic Research
Tel: 212-241-9582
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Brett A. Miles, DDS MD FACS
Assistant Professor
Head and Neck Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oncology Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
Tel: 212-241-2253

Leslie Waters-Martin
Research Program Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-7107