Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USA
Host: Hendrik Messal
MD PhD is a board certified Anatomic Pathologist with specialty training in gastrointestinal pathology and cancer genetics. She currently serves as the Director of the David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, NY and holds the David M. Rubenstein Chair in Pancreatic Cancer Research. Her laboratory focuses on the evolutionary biology of cancer with efforts ranging from translational pancreatic cancer research, to cancer risk in association with human evolution, to fundamental studies of the relationship of multicellularity to carcinogenesis.