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Stand Up to Cancer and Melanoma Research Alliance announce dream team
Date:12/14/2011

Wild-Type (BRAFwt) Cancer" Dream Team is composed of a multidisciplinary group including experts in the medical management of patients with metastatic melanoma, drug development, genomics research, biostatistics, bioinformatics and patient advocacy. It includes laboratory and clinical researchers, young investigators and senior scientists who have not worked together in the past, as well as patient advocates. In addition to Trent and LoRusso, team members include:

Principals:

  • Svetomir Markovic, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
  • Brian Nickoloff, M.D., Ph.D., Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Neal Rosen, M.D., Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Nicholas J. Schork, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute & Scripps Health
  • Aleksandar Sekulic, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
  • Jeffrey A. Sosman, M.D., Vanderbilt University
  • Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D., Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Craig Webb, Ph.D., Van Andel Research Institute
  • Joshua LaBaer, M.D., Ph.D., The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University

Advocates:

  • Mark Gorman, J.D., National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
  • Derrick Hall, president of Arizona Diamondbacks MLB League
  • Connie Mack, U.S. Senator, Ret.
  • Jane Perlmutter, Ph.D., Gemini Group

Dream Team members come from the following institutions: Translational Genomic Research Institute, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Scripps Research Institute & Scripps Health, Van Andel Research Institute, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Arizona State University, Johns Hopkins University, National Cancer Institute, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, and University of California Santa Cruz.

Prior to today's announcement, SU2C has awarded grants to five Dream Teams comprised of 221 scientist
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Contact: Adam Pockriss
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212-843-8286
American Association for Cancer Research
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