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CIMM Steering Committee

Sandra Demaria, MD
Chair

Sandra Demaria, MD

(2020-2021)

Professor of Radiation Oncology and Pathology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD
Chair-Elect

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD

(2020-2021)

Director;
Dean for Oncology, Biological Sciences Division
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, Illinois 

Weiping Zou, MD, PhD
Past Chair

Weiping Zou, MD, PhD

(2020-2021)

Charles B. de Nancrede Professor of Surgery, Immunology, Pathology, and Biology
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Djordje Atanackovic, MD

Djordje Atanackovic, MD

(2020-2022)

Associate Professor and Director
Multiple Myeloma Program & Cancer Immunotherapy
University of Utah / Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City, Utah

Alessandra Cesano, MD, PhD

Alessandra Cesano, MD, PhD

(2019-2021)

Chief Medical Officer
NanoString Technologies, Inc.
Redwood City, California

Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

(2019-2021)

Professor of Medicine; Director of Translational Immunotherapy for the Women’s Cancer Research Center; Co-Leader, Hillman Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center/Magee Women’s Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Richard C. Koya, MD, PhD

Richard C. Koya, MD, PhD

(2020-2022)

Associate Director of the Center for Immunotherapy
Director of the Vector Development & Production Facility
Associate Professor of Oncology and Immunology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York

Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD

Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD

(2020-2022)

Rob and Karen Hale Distinguished Chair in Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Paul M. Sondel, MD, PhD

Paul M. Sondel, MD, PhD

(2019-2021)

Reed and Carolee Walker Professor of Pediatrics, Human Oncology, and Genetics, Director of Research, UW Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and BMT
University of Wisconsin/UW Carbone Cancer Center and American Family Children’s Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin

Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD

Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD

(2020-2022)

Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director 
The George Washington University Cancer Center
Washington, D.C.

Judith A. Varner, PhD

Judith A. Varner, PhD

(2019-2021)

Professor of Pathology and Medicine
UCSD Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, California