science is motivated by the need to provide effective treatments
to the right patients at the right doses for a specific disease
indication). The term is used mostly in the health sciences and refers to
real-time translation of bench science, conducted
in a lab, to bedside clinical practice or dissemination
population-based community interventions.
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Academic Breast Cancer
William J. Gradishar, MD FASCO FACP
University, Chicago, IL
Dr. William J. Gradishar, M.D., F.A.C.P., in addition to being Deputy
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine is also the Betsy Bramsen Professor of Breast Oncology
& Professor of Medicine; Deputy Director, Clinical Network; Robert H.
Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; and
Director, Maggie Daley Center for Women's Cancer Care.
Dr Gradishar's research focuses on the development of the latest
therapies for breast cancer treatment. He has published numerous articles
in the area of breast cancer therapy, with a focus on new endocrine
therapy and chemotherapy.
After receiving his medical degree from the University of Illinois
Abraham School of Medicine in Chicago, he completed a residency and chief
residency in internal medicine at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical
Center in Chicago. He then went on to a fellowship in medical oncology at
the University of Chicago. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine,
Dr Gradishar at the BCRF Site
In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a
member of the American Association for Cancer Research and the American
Federation for Clinical Research. He chairs the Oncology Training Program
Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and serves
on numerous breast cancer committees in other major oncology
organizations. In addition, he serves as a consultant to the Oncology
Drug Advisory Committee of the FDA.
University, Chicago, IL
University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the
Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio,
Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota.
After completing its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes
that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Sixteen presidents
have presided over Northwestern in the years since. The University has
grown to include 12 schools and colleges, with additional campuses in
Chicago and Doha, Qatar. Learn more at www.northwestern.edu