Expert Advisory Board

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Ronald W. Busuttil, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Surgery

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

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Ronald W. Busuttil, MD, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Surgery and Director of the Dumont-UCLA Liver Cancer Center at UCLA Medical Center, as well as Professor of Transplantation Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Busuttil is co-editor of Transplantation of the Liver and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. His research and clinical interests focus on adult living-donor and split-liver transplantation, as well as on immunosuppression and tolerance in transplant patients.

Pierre-Alain Clavien, MD, PhD

Group Leader, Visceral and Transplant Surgery

University Hospital of Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

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Pierre-Alain Clavien, MD, PhD, is Group Leader of the Division of Visceral & Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital of Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. His research and clinical interests focus on liver transplantation, including living donor liver transplantation.

Michael H. Davidson, MD

Director, Preventive Cardiology and Atherosclerosis Research

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

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Michael H. Davidson, MD, is Director of Preventive Cardiology and Atherosclerosis Research and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago and Executive Medical Director at Radiant Research Inc. Dr. Davidson has coordinated more than 300 clinical trials in areas of preventive cardiology. His research and interests are currently focused on non-pharmacological risk factor reduction as well as understanding the basic mechanisms of lipid metabolism to establish new targets and novel advances for the treatment of coronary artery disease.

Aimery de Gramont, MD, PhD

Department Head of Internal Medicine in Oncology

Hôpital Saint-Antoine

Paris, France

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Aimery de Gramont, MD, PhD, is Department Head of Internal Medicine in Oncology and Professor of Oncology at the Hôpital Saint-Antoine in Paris, France. His research and clinical interests focus on the development of new agents and management strategies for colorectal cancer.

Neal S. ElAttrache, MD

Associate and Partner

Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

Los Angeles, California

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Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, is Associate and Partner of the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, where he also serves as Director of Kerlan Jobe’s Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. ElAttrache serves as Head Team Physician of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Team Physician of the LA Avengers Professional Arena Football Team, and Orthopaedic Consultant to the Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Lakers. His research and clinical interests focus on surgical techniques in sports medicine.

Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD

Head, Department of Vascular Surgery

Imperial London College

London, England

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Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD, is head of the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Imperial London College in London, England. His research and clinical interests focus on endovascular research, with a particular emphasis on the effects of inflammation and immunity.

Clifford A. Hudis, MD

Chief, Breast Cancer Medicine Service

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York, New York

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Clifford A. Hudis, MD, is Chief of the Breast Cancer Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where he is also Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Hudis serves as Chair of the Breast Cancer Committee of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), a national clinical research group sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. His research and clinical interests focus on the integration of newer chemotherapeutic, hormonal, and targeted agents into the treatment plan for patients with early-stage breast cancer.

Roger H. Jones, MD

Head, Department of General Practice and Primary Care

King’s College

London, England

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Roger H. Jones, MD, is Head of the Department of General Practice and Primary Care and Wolfson Professor of General Practice at King’s College in London, England. His research and clinical interests focus on epidemiology and management of digestive disorders.

David Khayat, MD, PhD

Head, Department of Medical Oncology

Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital

Paris, France

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David Khayat, MD, PhD, is Head of the Department of Medical Oncology at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris France. Dr. Khayat formerly served as President of the French National Cancer Institute. His research and clinical interests focus on the development of new agents for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, and melanoma.

Roger S. Kirby, MD

Director

The Prostate Centre

London, England

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Roger S. Kirby, MD, is Director of The Prostate Centre in London, England, where he also serves as Consultant Urologist and Emeritus Professor at St George’s Hospital London. His research and clinical interests focus on developing improved strategies for the surgical treatment of prostate cancer.

Peter H. Rhys-Evans, MB BS

Chief, Head and Neck Surgery

Royal Marsden Hospital

London, England

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Peter H. Rhys-Evans, MB BS, is Chief of Head and Neck Surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England, where he also serves as Senior Lecturer in ENT/Head & Neck Surgery at the Institute of Cancer Research of the University of London. His research and clinical interests focus on the surgical management of head and neck cancers.

Martin A. Samuels, MD

Neurologist-in-Chief and Chair, Department of Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

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Martin A. Samuels, MD, is Neurologist-in-Chief and Chair of the Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where he is also Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Samuels is Past President of the Association of University Professors of Neurology and has won numerous awards, including the H. Houston Merritt Award given by the American Academy of Neurology for clinically relevant research and the first Harvard Medical School Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching. His research and clinical interests focus on advances in neurocardiology, neurogastroenterology, neuronephrology, and the neurologic aspects of organ transplantation.

Anthony H.V. Schapira, MD

Chairman, University Department of Neurosciences

Royal Free and University College Medical School

London, England

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Anthony H.V. Schapira, MD, DSc, is Chairman of the University Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the Royal Free and University College Medical School in London, England, where he also serves as Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square. His research and clinical interests focus on the management of neurodegenerative diseases, with an emphasis on Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

Peter T. Scardino, MD

Chair, Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York, New York

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Peter T. Scardino, MD, is Chair of the Department of Surgery as well as Head of the Prostate Cancer Program and David H. Koch Chair at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Scardino is Principal Investigator of MSKCC’s Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Prostate Cancer, funded by the National Cancer Institute, and heads a team of investigators in collaboration with Cancer Research UK, studying the natural history of prostate cancer. His research and clinical interests focus on the early detection, prognosis, and surgical treatment of prostate cancer.

Joan H. Schiller, MD

Professor and Chief, Hematology / Oncology Division

University of Texas Southwestern

Dallas, Texas

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Joan H. Schiller, MD, is Professor and Chief of the Hematology/Oncology Division at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, where she holds the Andrea L. Simmons Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research and serves as Deputy Director of the Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center. Dr. Schiller is Chair of the Thoracic Oncology Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), a national clinical research group sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, and is Founder and President of the National Lung Cancer Partnership. Her research and clinical interests focus primarily on the treatment of lung cancer, specifically treatment modalities for small-cell and non small-cell lung cancer.

Peter Trainer, MD

Professor, Department of Endocrinology

Christie Hospital and University of Manchester

Manchester, England

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Peter Trainer, MD, is Professor of Endocrinology at the Christie Hospital and University of Manchester in Manchester, England. His research and clinical interests focus on pituitary and adrenal disease, particularly Cushing’s syndrome, and acromegaly.

Randal S. Weber, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Head and Neck Surgery

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, Texas

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Randal S. Weber, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where is also Hubert L. and Olive Stringer Distinguished Professor in Cancer Research. Dr. Weber is an editorial board member of Head and Neck and serves as editorial reviewer for Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. His research and clinical interests include surgical treatment of thyroid cancers and sarcoma, with a particular focus on therapeutic strategies for organ preservation.

William F. Young, Jr, MD

Vice Chair, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota

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William F. Young, Jr, MD, is Vice Chair of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where is also Professor at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Young is a founding member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and serves as a senior editor of Clinical Endocrinology. His research and clinical interests include innovative treatment modalities for patients with benign and malignant endocrine tumors.