Comprehensive Cancer Center Leadership

Director

  • Charles W. M. Roberts, MD, PhD

    Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Department of Oncology
    Research interest: SWI/SNF (BAF) chromatin remodeling/tumor suppressor
     

Senior Leadership

  • Leslie L. Robison, PhD

    Associate Director, Cancer Prevention & Control
    Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention & Control Program
    Department of Epidemiology & Cancer Control
    Research interests: pediatric cancer epidemiology and outcomes

  • Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Rodriguez-Galindo

    Associate Director, Outreach
    Department of Global Medicine
    Research interests: Global medicine; pediatric solid tumors

  • Victor M. Santana, MD

    Associate Director, Clinical Research
    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: novel therapeutics, neuroblastoma, research ethics

  • J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD

    Associate Director, Basic Research
    Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
    Research interests: To understand the roles of catabolic pathways

  • Dana Wallace, MS

    Associate Director, Administration

  • Gerard P. Zambetti, PhD

    Associate Director, Education and Training
    Department of Biochemistry
    Research interests: p53 function in tumor suppression and tumorigenesis

Program Leaders

  • Suzanne J. Baker, PhD

    Co-Leader, Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program
    Department of Developmental Neurobiology
    Research interests: PTEN and key signaling pathways in brain tumors

  • Michael A. Dyer, PhD

    Co-Leader, Developmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program
    Department of Developmental Neurobiology
    Research interests: retinal development and retinoblastoma

  • Amar Gajjar, MD

    Co-Leader, Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program
    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: novel treatments for children with brain tumors

  • Melissa M. Hudson, MD

    Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program
    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: health outcomes after childhood cancer

  • Charles G. Mullighan, MBBS (Hons), MSc, MD

    Co-Leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program
    Department of Pathology
    Research interests: genomic profiling of acute leukemia

  • Alberto Pappo, MD

    Co-Leader, Developmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program
    Department of Oncology
    Research Interests: Development of novel therapies for pediatric solid tumors with special interest in: pediatric melanoma; soft tissue sarcomas; pediatric gastrointestinal stromal tumors

  • Ching-Hon Pui, MD

    Co-Leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program
    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: biology and treatment of childhood leukemia

  • Leslie L. Robison, PhD

    Associate Director, Cancer Prevention & Control
    Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention & Control Program
    Department of Epidemiology & Cancer Control
    Research interests: pediatric cancer epidemiology and outcomes

  • Martine F. Roussel, PhD

    Co-Leader, Cancer Genetics, Biochemistry & Cell Biology Program
    Department of Tumor Cell Biology
    Research interests: genes and microRNAs in brain tumors

  • Brenda Schulman, PhD

    Co-Leader, Cancer Genetics, Biochemistry & Cell Biology Program
    Department of Structural Biology
    Research interests: cellular regulation by ubiquitin-like proteins