Speaker - Steven Rosenberg

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Steven A. Rosenberg is Chief of Surgery at the National Cancer Institute and Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Rosenberg has pioneered the development of immunotherapy that has resulted in the first effective immunotherapies for selected patients with advanced cancer. He also has pioneered the development of gene therapy and was the first to successfully insert foreign genes into humans and to conduct clinical studies of the gene therapy of cancer. He received his MD at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and his PhD in biophysics at Harvard University. After completing his residency in surgery in 1974 at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, he became the NCI Chief of Surgery. In addition to that position, which he continues to hold, he is Head of the NCI Tumor Immunology Section.

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Battling Cancer

10.05.07 | 01:47:16 min | 1 comment