Experts Directory

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MEDICINE

BREAST AND WOMEN’S CANCERS:

GASTROINTESTINAL CANCERS:

  • Yuman Fong, M.D., an internationally recognized expert in hepatobiliary cancer and in the use of genetically modified viruses to combat malignant disease, is the chair of the Department of Surgery at City of Hope.
     

 HEMATOLOGY:

 LUNG CANCER:

ONCOLOGY:

  • Marvin G. Fakih, M.D., is the interim chair and professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and the director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program. He research focuses on new treatments for advanced colorectal cancer.
     

RESEARCH:

BASIC SCIENCE:

DIABETES:

  • Fouad R. Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair in the Department of Clinical Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, chair of the Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics Department, participates in the development of the national guidelines for the management of neuroendocrine tumors and thyroid cancer. He is also the Principal Investigator on the islet transplantation trial to determine the safety and efficacy of islet cell transplantation as a treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes.
  • Raynald Samoa, M.D.: Endocrinologist specializing in obesity, childhood obesity.
     

HIV/AIDS:

VACCINES: