Precision Medicine: Nice Start, But A Long Way to Go.
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
(Opening Reception to follow)
Dr. Howard L. McLeod
DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute
Moffitt Cancer Center
About Dr. Howard L. McLeod
Dr. Howard McLeod is Medical Director of the DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute at the Moffitt Cancer Center. He is chair of the Department of Individualized Cancer Management and a State of Florida Endowed Chair in Cancer Research and Professor at the University of South Florida. Dr McLeod is chair of the NHGRI eMERGE network external scientific panel and a recent member of the FDA committee on Clinical Pharmacology and the NIH Human Genome Advisory Council. Since 2002, Dr McLeod has been vice chair for Pharmacogenomics for the major NCI clinical trials group, overseeing the largest oncology pharmacogenomics portfolio in the world. Howard will discuss advancing individualized medicine via his studies in pharmacogenomics, applied therapeutics, and clinical pharmacology.