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Advisory Board and Editors Oncology

Irina U Agoulnik

Associate Professor at FIU College of Medicine. Director of Histopathology Core. Academic Editor of PLoS ONE.

C. Marcelo Aldaz

Professor Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Co-Director Center for Environmental and Molecular Carcinogenesis at the University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park. Professor at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston. Faculty at the Center for Molecular and Cellular Toxicology University of Texas at Austin.

Robert C. Bast

Vice President for Translational Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Harry Carothers Wiess Distinguished University Chair for Cancer Research, Rosalind Franklin Award for Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance; Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Oncology, International Gynecologic Cancer Society.

Jürgen C Becker

Jürgen C. Becker is Professor of Dermatology at the Meduni Graz, Austria. He received his MD from the Medical School Hanover and his PhD in Immunology from the Open University, London. His research interests include the characterisation of cellular und humoral immune responses in the setting of neoplastic diseases; genetic and epigenetic aberrations in cancer; as well as therapeutic interventions to treat cancer.

Søren M Bentzen

Professor, Director of the Division of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland - Baltimore. Adjunct professor University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 20+ awards and honors incl. ESTRO Gold Medal, MD Anderson Distinguished Alumnus Award, Honorary Life member Assoc. of Radiation Oncologists of India & Belgian Soc. for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. 370+ publications, H-index 62 Web of Science.

Thomas P. Conrads

Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biology and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Chief Scientific Officer of the Department of Defense-Funded Gynecologic Cancer Center of Excellence and the Women's Health Integrated Research Center at Inova Health System.

Massimo Cristofanilli

Translational investigator interest in drug development. Preclinical models of metastases. Testing and validation of blood and tissue biomarkers that can serve the purpose of therapeutic monitoring or companion diagnostics particularly with regards to CTCs in the peripheral blood of patients with MBC. He is currently evaluating genomic abnormalities in metastatic disease and CTCs to further expand the possibilities of molecular monitoring of personalized therapies.

D. Gareth Evans

Has published 484 peer reviewed research publications; 182 as first or senior author, with over 100 on neurofibromatosis. Lead a successful bid for a Nationally funded NF2 service (_7.5 million pa) that started in 2010 and is involved in the national complex NF1 service

Shou-Jiang (SJ) Gao

Professor of Molecular Microbiology and immunology at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.

Amato J. Giaccia

Professor of Radiation Oncology, Associate Chair for Research & Director of the Division of Radiation & Cancer Biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Head of the Radiation Biology Program in Stanford's Cancer Center, & Director of the Cancer Biology Interdisciplinary Graduate Program. Co-authored the 6th/7th editions of the textbook, "Radiation Biology for the Radiologist". Currently the Jack, Lulu and Sam Willson Professor in Cancer Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine

Michael R. Green

HHMI Invesitgator and Professor of Molecular Medicine and Director of the Program in Gene Function and Expression at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Jun-Lin Guan

Professor of Internal Medicine and of Cell and Developmental Biology at University of Michigan Medical School. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.