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 clinical trials and the basic research.


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

Working group leaders and members

Arielle De La Cruz
Leiqing Zhang
Kelsey Huntington
Lanlan Zhou
William MacDonald
Sam Lew
Rishi Lulla
Attila Seyhan

Co-Chair: Brad DeNardo
Chair: Wafik El-Deiry


Wafik S. El Deiry​, MD, PhD, FACP
Director, Legorreta Cancer Center at Brown University
Associate Dean for Oncologic Sciences
Mencoff Family University Professor of Medical Science
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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