Principal Investigators

CITN Member Site Principal Investigators Staff

Martin A. (Mac) Cheever, M.D.

Director, Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network, Fred Hutch
Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Professor of Medicine/Oncology, University of Washington

Crystal L. Mackall, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network, Fred Hutch
Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Stanford University
Associate Director, Stanford University Cancer Institute
Leader, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program, Stanford University
Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

Nora Disis, M.D.

CITN Co-PI, Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network, Fred Hutch
Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Pathology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington
Associate Dean for Translational Science, University of Washington
Director, Institute of Translational Health Sciences
Director, Center for Translational Medicine in Women’s Health, University of Washington
Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

Thomas S. Uldrick, M.D.

CITN Co-PI, Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network, Fred Hutch
Senior Clinician, HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch
Deputy Chair, Global Health, Fred Hutch

Member Site Principal Investigators

Michael R. Shafique, M.D.

CITN Site PI

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Tampa, FL

Specialty: lung cancers

Nina Bhardwaj, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

Specialty: AIDS/HIV, melanoma

William C. Carson, M.D.

CITN Site PI

The James Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Specialty:  breast cancer, melanoma

Ezra Cohen, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Moores Cancer Center

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Specialty: head & neck cancers

John F. DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Siteman Cancer Center

Washington University Medical Campus, St. Louis, MO

Specialty: leukemia

Marc Ernstoff, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Specialty: kidney cancer, melanoma

Todd Fehniger, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site Co-PI

Siteman Cancer Center

Washington University Medical Campus, St. Louis, MO

Specialty: lymphoma, leukemia

Robert L. Ferris, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Department of Immunology

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Specialty: HPV in head & neck cancers

Lawrence Fong, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Specialty: prostate cancer

Silvia Chiara Formenti, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Weill Cornell Medicine

New York, NY

Specialty: breast cancer

Bernard A. Fox, Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Earle A. Chiles Research Institute

Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR

Specialty: head & neck cancers

Terry J. Fry, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

Pediatric Oncology Branch

National Cancer Institute/Center for Cancer Research, Bethesda, MD

Specialty: pediatric leukemia

Thomas Gajewski

CITN Site PI

The Microbiome Center

University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, IL

Specialty: melanoma

Brian R. Gastman, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Specialty: head & neck cancers

Lia Gore, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

Children’s Hospital Colorado

University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

Specialty: pediatric leukemia

F. Stephen Hodi, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Melanoma Center

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Specialty: melanoma

Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

John Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD

Specialty: pancreatic cancer

Carl June, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Specialty: leukemia

Samir N. Khleif, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Georgia Cancer Center

Augusta University, Augusta, GA

Specialty: vaccines

Thomas J. Kipps, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Moores Cancer Center

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Specialty: chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Ronald Levy, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Stanford Cancer Center

Stanford, CA

Specialty: lymphomas

H. Kim Lyerly, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Center for Applied Therapeutics

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Specialty: breast cancer

Kim Margolin, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research

City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Specialty: melanoma, germ cell cancer

John M. Maris, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA

Specialty: neuroblastoma

Roxana Dronca, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Specialty: melanoma, genitourinary cancers

Douglas G. McNeel, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Carbone Cancer Center

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Specialty: prostate cancer

Jeffrey S. Miller, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Masonic Cancer Center

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Specialty: leukemia

Daniel Morgenstern, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

The Hospital for Sick Children

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON -  Canada

Specialty: neuroblastoma

Michael Aaron Morse, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Duke Cancer Institute

Durham, NC

Specialty: gastrointestinal cancers, breast cancer,
lung cancer, melanoma

Jodi A. Muscal, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

Texas Children’s Hospital

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Specialty: pediatric solid, brain, and rare tumors

Augusto Ochoa, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center

Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

Specialty: pediatric cancers

Kunle Odunsi, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Specialty: ovarian cancer

Pamela Ohashi, Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

University Health Network

Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON – Canada

Specialty: tumor immunity, immune tolerance

Julie R. Park, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Seattle, WA

Specialty: pediatric neuroblastoma

Michael Pulsipher, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Keck School of Medicine - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Specialty: pediatric hematology

Cesar A. Perez, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Miami Health System, Miami, FL

Specialty: Head & Neck cancers

Jeffrey Schlom, Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Center for Cancer Research

National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Specialty: vaccines, drug development

Kirk Schultz, M.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program

BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC – Canada

Specialty: childhood leukemia

Keisuke Shirai, M.D., M.Sc.

CITN Site PI

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Specialty: lung cancer, esophageal cancer, melanoma

TBD

CITN Site PI

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ

Craig J. Slingluff, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Specialty: melanoma

Paul M. Sondel, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric CITN Site PI

American Family Children’s Hospital

University of Wisconsin Health Clinics, Madison, WI

Specialty: pediatric leukemia

Jeffrey A. Sosman, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Specialty: melanoma

Mario Sznol, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT

Specialty: skin cancer, prostate and urologic cancers

John Thompson, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Clinical Research Division

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Specialty: melanoma; kidney cancer

Walter J. Urba, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center; Earle A. Chiles Research Institute

Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR

Specialty: melanoma

Edmund K. Waller, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Wiship Cancer Institute

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Specialty: leukemia, lymphoma

Jeffery S. Weber, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Perlmutter Cancer Center

NYU Langone Health, New York, NY

Specialty: melanoma

Louis M. Weiner, M.D.

CITN Site PI

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Specialty: gastrointestinal cancers

Jedd D. Wolchok, M.D., Ph.D.

CITN Site PI

Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Specialty: melanoma