John Carpten and Peter Kuhn will serve in the research effort aimed at reducing the national cancer death rate by 50% over the next 25 years.
President Joe Biden has appointed John Carpten to serve as chair of the administration’s National Cancer Advisory Board, which plays an important role in guiding the director of the National Cancer Institute in setting the course for the national cancer research program.
About four percent of Americans will develop colorectal cancer at some point in their life, according to the American Cancer Society, and nearly 150,000 cases are diagnosed each year.
John D. Carpten, PhD, of the Keck School of Medicine of USC has been named to the 2021 class of fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research’s AACR Academy.
Peter Kuhn is a scientist, educator and entrepreneur with a career long commitment in personalized medicine and individualized patient care. He is focused on the redesign of cancer care.
Epic Sciences and USC Michelson Center Convergent Science Institute in Cancer recently announced a new partnership. The Stevens Center helped Dr. Peter Kuhn with the process of executing the license and collaboration agreement.