David A. Tuveson, MD PhD, FAACR

David A. Tuveson, MD PhD, FAACR

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center

Dr. Tuveson is the director of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center, where he is also the Roy J. Zuckerberg professor of cancer research. Additionally, he is the chief scientist for the Lustgarten Foundation, a medical staff affiliate at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and serves on the Board of Scientific Advisors of the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Tuveson is a world-renowned physician-scientist whose basic and translational research focuses on increasing our understanding of the biology of pancreatic cancer and on identifying and testing new approaches for diagnosing and treating the disease in preclinical and clinical settings. An AACR member since 2003, Dr. Tuveson is a scientific editor of the AACR journal Cancer Discovery, a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Stand Up To Cancer, and a Fellow of the AACR Academy. He is also the AACR President-Elect for 2020-21.