Faculty of the Tow Center for Developmental Oncology

Faculty of the Tow Center for Developmental Oncology

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The Tow Center for Developmental Oncology (TCDO) unites investigators from MSK Kids and Memorial Hospital, the Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program, and Sloan Kettering Institute. TCDO promotes interdisciplinary translational research to develop fundamental insights into the molecular mechanisms of cancers that affect children and young people, and new approaches for definitive therapy and control.


Executive Committee

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Lisa M. DeAngelis
Lisa M. DeAngelis

Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer; Scott M. and Lisa G. Stuart Chair

Alex Kentsis
Alex Kentsis

Director, Tow Center of Developmental Oncology; Associate Member, Sloan Kettering Institute & Department of Pediatrics

Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric oncologist Andrew Kung
Andrew Kung

Chair, Department of Pediatrics

The Massagué Lab
Joan Massagué

Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Chair; Director, Sloan Kettering Institute

The Charles Sawyers Lab
Charles L. Sawyers

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Chair in Human Oncology and Pathogenesis; Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program