Wen-Jen Hwu, MD, PhD

Wen-Jen Hwu, MD, PhD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Hwu is a professor in the department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her research interests include predictive/prognostic biomarker research aimed at personalized therapy, targeted therapy for both tumors and microenvironments, vaccine/immunotherapy development for melanoma prevention in high-risk patients, and brain metastasis research for a frequent and devastating complication of advanced melanoma. Dr. Hwu sits on the board of directors of the Connecticut Hospice, and is a member of the Southwest Oncology Group and the NCI Cancer Center Clinical Protocol Scientific Review and Monitoring Committee. She is a Council Member and past chairperson of AACR’s Women in Cancer Research group.