Meet Our Team

Directors – Basic Researchers

Ross Cagan, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Developmental & Regenerative Biology
Senior Editor, Disease Models and Mechanisms
Co-founder, Medros, Inc.
Leader in the development of new treatments for cancer and rare genetic diseases 

Erdem Bangi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Research, Department of Developmental & Regenerative Biology
Assistant Director, CPCT
Expertise in genetics, cancer genomics and drug discovery 

Eric Schadt, Ph.D.
Dean, Precision Medicine
CEO, Sema4
Founding Director, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology
Leader in therapy predictions through bioinformatics and network analyses 

Directors – Oncologists

Marshall Posner, MD
Director, Head and Neck Medical Oncology
Associate Director, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapeutics,
Professor of Medicine
The Tisch Cancer Institute
Leader in the treatment of head and neck cancers

Krzysztof Misiukiewicz, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology 

Celina Ang, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Medical oncologist who specializes in the care and investigation of new therapies for gastrointestinal malignancies

Scientific Advisory Board

Pier Paulo Pandolfi, MD, PhD
Director of Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Genetics
George C. Reisman Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School 

Frank McCormick, PhD
Director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
David Wood Chair of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research, UCSF

Judy Garber, MD, MPH
Director, Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention, Susan
F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Owen Sansom, PhD
Director at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in Glasgow, Scotland