Scientific Advisory Board

Benjamin A. Alman, MD, FRCSCrsz imageedit 1 3709610577

Distinguished James R. Urbaniak Professor; Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University, DUMC 2888, 200 Trent Drive, Orange Zone, 5th Floor, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919.613.6935

Profile here.



Carlos Cordon-Cardo, MD, PhD

carlos cardo Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Pathology Professor and Member, Department of Urology Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University
1130 St. Nicholas Ave. Room 309; New York, NY 10032
212-851-4554 (Office), 212-851-4550 (Fax)

Profile here.



John Chabot, MD, FACS

john chabot Chief, Division of General Surgery, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons; New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia; New York, New York

Profile here.



Rashmi Chugh, MD

chugh mdbw Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System- Specialty in Hematology & Oncology, Sarcoma Oncology
Clinical Interests: Sarcoma, Desmoid Tumors
Research interests: Clinical trials of investigational agents or novel combinations in sarcoma patients.

Profile here.



James Church, MD

church Department of Colorectal Surgery in Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio
Director of the David G. Jagelman Inherited Colon Cancer Registries and Head of the Section of Endoscopy at Cleveland Clinic since 1989
Co-Investigator of the Collaborative Colorectal Cancer Family Registry, funded by a research grant from the National Cancer Institute

Profile here.



George D. Demetri, MD

george demetri Director of the Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Director of the Ludwig Center at Dana-Farber/ Harvard Cancer Center
Executive Director for Clinical and Translational Research at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Boston, MA

Profile here.


Suzanne George, MD

suzanne george

Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Profile here.



Mrinal Gounder, MD

Dr. Mrinal Gounder Assistant Professor, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065

Profile here.



Haim Gutman, MD


Head, Surgical Oncology Service; Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel Ass Prof. of Surgery, Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine; Tel Aviv, Israel

Profile here.



Francis John Hornicek, MD, Ph.D


Chief, Orthopaedic Oncology Service Director, Center for Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology; Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts

Profile here.



Mary Louise Keohan, MD


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; New York, New York

Profile here.



Robert G. Maki, MD, Ph.D


Mount Sinai School of Medicine; New York, New York

Profile here.



Margaret von Mehren, MD

von-Mehren margarebwt Professor of Medical Oncology and Director of Sarcoma Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; GIST Research Laboratory

Profile here.



Peter Pisters, MD, FACS


Professor, Surgical Oncology Chief, Sarcoma Service; MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Profile here.



Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD


Professor of Surgery, Director of Surgical Oncology, Chief of Surgical Services
The Ohio State University-The James; Columbus, Ohio

Profile here.



Stephen X. Skapek, MD

Dr. Skapek Stevebw Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Director of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Children’s Medical Center, in Dallas, TX Dr. Skapek has led laboratory research projects focused on cancer and developmental biology, and has directed clinical research trials of chemotherapy for children with desmoid tumor, through the Children’s Oncology Group.

Profile here.



Vernon Keith Sondak, MD

vernon sondak

Division Chief, Cutaneous Oncology Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida

Profile here.



Herman Suit, MD, DPHIL


Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Profile here.



Matt van de Rijn, MD, PhD

bw vanderijn

Professor, Department of Pathology, Stanford University Medical Center.

Profile here.



Andrew J. Wagner, MD, PhD


Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, Massachusetts Email:

Profile here.