Edith A. Perez, MD

Edith A. Perez, MD
Vice President and Head, U.S. BioOncology Medical Unit
Genentech, Inc.
South San Francisco, California

​Dr. Perez is a cancer specialist and an internationally known translational researcher who holds positions at both Genentech and Mayo Clinic. She is the vice president and head of the U.S. Medical Affairs BioOncology Medical Unit at Genentech, where she provides leadership for all BioOncology Medical Affairs activities in the United States. She is also the director of the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Translational Genomics Program and a professor of Medicine at Mayo Medical School.  Over the course of her career, Dr. Perez has helped develop a wide range of clinical trials that resulted in her authorship of more than 300 peer-reviewed articles. She earned her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. She is board certified in internal medicine, internal medicine/medical oncology and internal medicine/hematology.