Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Denise Aberle, M.D.

Dr. Aberle is a professor of Radiology in the School of Medicine and professor of Bioengineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. She is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology.

Dr. Aberle earned her MD degree in 1979 at the University of Kansas in Kansas City, KS and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical…
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Dr. David Carbone, M.D., Ph.D.

David Carbone graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College in 1977 and received an MD and a PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Johns Hopkins University in 1985. He then did an Internal Medicine internship and residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital through 1988 followed by a Medical Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. In 1991 he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Texas…
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Dr. Steven M. Dubinett, M.D.

Dr. Steven Dubinett has extensive experience in academic investigation, administration, mentorship and peer review. He has received federal peer-reviewed funding for translational lung cancer research for the past 20 years. Dr. Dubinett is nationally recognized for translational research in the immunobiology of lung cancer. Building on original discoveries regarding the role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of lung cancer he has developed a translational research…
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Dr. Bruce E. Johnson, M.D.

Graduating from Harvard University, Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1979. He continued his education through an internship and residencies in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. From 1982 to 1985, he was a Clinical Associate at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Johnson spent 17 years in the NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch of the Naval Hospital in Bethesda…
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Dr. David H. Johnson, M.D.

Dr. Johnson is the Donald W. Seldin Distinguished Chair in Internal Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is a board certified medical oncologist who specializes in lung cancer and experimental therapeutics. From 1983 to 2010 he was a member of the faculty at the Vanderbilt University Medical School where he held the Cornelius A. Craig Chair of…
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Dr. Fadlo Khuri, M.D.

Dr. Khuri received his B.S. degree in Biology from the Yale University and his M.D. from Columbia University. He did his internship/ residency at Boston City Hospital and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Tufts University/ New England Medical Center. Upon completing his fellowship, he began his career in the Department of Thoracic/ Head and Neck Medical Oncology at University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas.
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Dr. Frances A. Shepherd, M.D.

Dr. Shepherd received her M.D. from the University of Toronto in 1970 and currently is a senior staff physician at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where she holds the Scott Taylor Chair in Lung Cancer Research and is also the site Group Leader for the Lung Cancer site. She is a Full Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and served as the University Division Director for Medical Oncology for 6 years from 1997 to 2003.
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Dr. Michael Weitz, M.D.

Michael Weitz graduated from USC in 1980 and received his M.D. from The Chicago Medical School in 1984. He did 2 post graduate years at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, one each in Internal Medicine and General Surgery before completing the UCLA Emergency Medicine Residency Program in 1990. He became Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCLA and a part time faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at…
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Dr. Dennis Wigle, M.D.,Ph.D.

 

Since August 2006, Dennis Wigle has been a clinician-scientist at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Rochester Minnesota. He is a practicing thoracic surgeon with an interest in thoracic oncology. His laboratory investigates the genetic basis and molecular sequence of events underlying thoracic malignancies. He holds…
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