At monthly working group meetings, collaborating faculty, postdocs, graduate students (PhD, masters, MD/PhD), and medical students working with collaborating faculty, basic and clinical scientists discuss ongoing clinical studies including basic research and clinical trials.


To foster translation of preclinical basic research principles into clinical trials.

Working group leaders and members

Bene Carneiro
Shengliang Zheng
Francesca Di Cristofano
Lanlan Zhou
Don Dizon
Stephanie Graff
Sean Lawler   
Wafik El-Deiry

Administration: Shiyoko Cothren, Laura Kalafarski

Co-Chair: Rob Sobol


Robert Sobol, Phd

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Associate Director for Basic Research & Co-leader, Cancer Biology Program, Legorreta Cancer Center at Brown University
Associate Director, Joint Program in Cancer Biology, Brown & Lifespan. Affiliate, Brown Institute for Translational Science

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