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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

    Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD Vice-Chair
    Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
    Physician-in-Chief and Chair, Department of Pediatrics

    Philadelphia, PA

    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

    Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, FRCPC, FRCR (Hon)
    Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
    Medical Director, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    Toronto, Ontario

    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

    Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS
    Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Kathleen Wellenreiter Klotz Chair in Cancer Research
    James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute
    Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, College of Medicine 
    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    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


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

    Joshua R. Sanes, PhD 
    Jeff C. Tarr Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
    Paul J. Finnegan Family Director, Center for Brain Science
    Harvard University
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

    Cambridge, MA

    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

    Kimberly Stegmaier, MD
    Attending Physician, Pediatric Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital
    Principal Investigator, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Co-Director, Pediatric Hematologic Malignancy Program
    Boston Children’s  Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Ted Williams Chair, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteDana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

    Boston, MA

  2. Scott A. Armstrong, MD, PhD
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute

    Robert N. Eisenman, PhD
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

    Beverly Ginsburg-Cooper
    Huron Consulting Group

    Karen E. Knudsen, PhD
    Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

    Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD
    University of California San Franciso School of Medicine


    Michelle LeBeau, PhD
    University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Mark J. Ratain, MD
    University of Chicago

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

    Kevin M. Shannon, MD
    University of California San Francisco Department of Pediatrics

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