Advisory boards

  1. The Scientific Advisory Board is an autonomous panel of renowned physicians and scientists who help foster the medical and scientific development of St. Jude, providing guidance and insight on research directions, clinical activities and institutional policy

    Mignon L. Loh, MD
    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Deborah and Arthur Ablin Endowed Chair in Pediatric Molecular Oncology
    Division Chief, Hematology/Oncology
    University of California Benioff Children's Hospital

    San Francisco, CA

    Theodore S. Lawrence, MD, PhD, FASTRO, FASCO

    Isadore Lampe Professor and Chair
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    University of Michigan Medical School

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Benjamin F. Cravatt III, PhD
    Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology
    The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology
    The Scripps Research Institute

    La Jolla, CA

    Patricia A. Ganz, MD
    Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management
    UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
    Director, Cancer Prevention & Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

    University of California at Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA

    Daphne Haas-Kogan, MD
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Boston Children’s Hospital
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA


    David P. Harrington, PhD
    Professor, Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Professor, Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    Cambridge, MA

    John Kuriyan, PhD
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Chancellor’s Professor
    Professor of Molecular Biology and Professor of Chemistry
    University of California

    Berkeley, CA

    Jennifer A. Pietenpol, PhD    
    Benjamin F. Byrd Jr. Endowed Chair in Oncology
    Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
    Professor, Biochemistry, Cancer Biology and Otolaryngology
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Nashville, TN

     Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS
    Professor and Director, Division of Surgical Oncology
    Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery
    Surgeon in Chief, James Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Surgeon in Chief, The Ohio State University Health System
    Columbus, OH

    Aviv Regev, PhD
    Professor, Department of Biology
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Core Member and Chair of the Faculty
    Director, Cell Circuits Program and Klarman Celkl Abservatory
    Broad Institute
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Cambridge, MA


    Michael K. Rosen, PhD
    Chair, Department of Biophysics
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
    Dallas, TX

    David H. Rowitch, MD, PhD, ScD
    Professor and Head of Paediatrics
    Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator
    Wellcome Trust-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
    Department of Paedeiatrics
    United Kingdom

    Michel W. Sadelain, MD, PhD
    Stephen and Barbara Friedman Chair 
    Director, Center for Cell Engineering
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Cent
    New York, NY

    Akiko Shimamura, MD, PhD
    Director, Bone Marrow Failure and MDS Program
    Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

    Boston, MA

    Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD
    Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Profgessor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
    Physician-in-Chief and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA

  2. Steven J. Burakoff, MD 
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Cancer Institute

    Moses V. Chao, PhD
    Skirball Institute Program of Molecular Neurobiology
    New York University School of Medicine

    Beverly Ginsburg-Cooper
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Michael P. Link, MD
    Stanford University School of Medicine

    Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center


    Mark J. Ratain, MD
    University of Chicago

    Charles L. Sawyers, MD
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Tom Sellers, PhD, MPH
    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Paul M. Sondel, MD, PhD
    University of Wisconsin Clinical Science Center