Dr. DuBois is dean of the College of Medicine at The Medical University of South Carolina. He previously served as chairman and president of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, provost and executive vice president of academic affairs at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Dr. DuBois is a recognized authority in the molecular and genetic basis for colorectal cancer. His recent research has focused on molecules involved in tissue inflammation and epigenetic changes in colorectal cancer progression. Dr. DuBois served as the 2008-09 president of the AACR.