How I Treat Mantle Cell Lymphoma
John P. Leonard, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
Saturday, September 9, 2017 8:40 a.m.
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL
About the Speaker
John P. Leonard, MD, is the Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the Weill Cornell Medical College. He is Vice Chairman for Clinical Research of the Department of Medicine and Associate Director of the Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital where he also serves as Attending Physician, Chief of the Lymphoma Service, and Director of the Joint Clinical Trials Office. He is Chair of the Lymphoma Committee of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (formerly CALGB, ACOSOG, and NCCTG) of the National Cancer Institute’s National Clinical Trials Network. He is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board and Board Member of the Lymphoma Research Foundation and Board Member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society/New York City Chapter. Dr. Leonard’s primary research interest is in the development of novel therapeutic strategies for the treatment of lymphoma and related hematologic malignancies. Much of his work has involved the development of novel therapies for lymphoma, including monoclonal antibodies, other immune-based treatments, targeted agents, and other innovative approaches. He has also studied prognostic, imaging, and survivorship issues for lymphoma patients.
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