The Wistar Institute Cancer Center Director is Dr. Russel Kaufman. He is assisted by two Deputy Directors: Drs. Meenhard Herlyn and Frank J. Rauscher, III. Dr. Herlyn is the Deputy Director for Translational Research. In this newly created position, Dr. Herlyn will cultivate intra- and inter-programmatic translational collaborations within the Cancer Center, helping to ensure that the needs of the Cancer Center principal investigators are met. He also will share in the recruiting efforts for new members of the Cancer Center, and provide advice to the Director. Dr. Frank J. Rauscher III is the Deputy Director for Basic Research. He holds several important national positions that give him a perspective on the directions and opportunities in basic cancer research, enabling him to provide scientific guidance to the Cancer Center Director and take a leadership role with program leaders and Cancer Center members in basic research planning, recruitment, and development of infrastructure.

Public Health Relevance

Three very experienced cancer scientists and administrators with extensive national leadership experience head the Cancer Center, providing vision, perspective, and creative energy that will enhance the collaborations and effectiveness of the Cancer Center and make it an exciting, innovative environment for beginning scientists to start their careers.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA010815-44
Application #
8461253
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-03-01
Budget End
2014-02-28
Support Year
44
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$246,826
Indirect Cost
$103,324
Name
Wistar Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
075524595
City
Philadelphia
State
PA
Country
United States
Zip Code
19104
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