Advisors to FCF

Dr. John Craig and Dr. Lola Reid are the lead medical/scientific advisors for FCF. In addition, listed below are leading physicians, scientists and researchers who deal with fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma and have agreed to be advisors to FCF. Each represents an institution or laboratory which is currently involved in research or treatment of fibrolamellar liver cancer. It is from this group of advisors, under the guidance of Dr. Craig and Dr. Reid, that FCF puts together committees to review requests for grants.

 

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, M.D.

Attending Physician
Department of Medicine and Gastrointestinal Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

 

Nabeel Bardeesy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

 

Kevin C. Barry, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco

 

Nancy Carrasco, M.D.

Professor
Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Yale School of Medicine

 

Michael Choti, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

 

John Craig, M.D. 
Pathologist, Director of FCF
Carmel, California

 

Ronald P. DeMatteo, M.D., FACS

Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

 

Anna Mae Diehl, M.D.

Professor
Department of Medicine

Duke University

 

Ephraim Fuchs, M.D.

Professor of Oncology and Immunology
Johns Hopkins University

John Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Instructor, Oncology
GI Oncology Group and Shokat Laboratory

University of California, San Francisco

 

Tim Greten, M.D.

Senior Investigator
Thoracic and Gastrointestinal Oncology Branch

National Cancer Institute

 

Yi Guo, Ph.D.

Associate Consultant and Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

 

Cynthia D. Guy, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Pathology

Duke University

 

William Harris, M.D.

Associate Professor
Division of Oncology

University of Washington School of Medicine

 

Ahmed Kaseb, M.D.

Director of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Program
Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

 

Amy K. Kim, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology

Johns Hopkins University

 

Olga Kozyreva, M.D.

Hematology/Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Michael P. LaQuaglia, M.D., FACS, FRCS

Chief, Pediatric Surgical Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

 

Ron Levine, M.D.

Internist
Greenwich, Connecticut

 

Barbara Lyons, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

New Mexico State University

 

Mark McNiven, Ph.D.

George M. Eisenberg Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota

 

Sofia de Oliveira, Ph.D.

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Hibba tul Rehman, M.D.

Chief Fellow
Division of Hematology/Oncology

University of Vermont

 

Lola Reid, PH.D.

Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 

 Julien Sage, PH.D.

Associate Professor
Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) and of Genetics
Stanford University

 

Praveen Sethupathy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

Sanford M. Simon, PH.D.

Professor
Head, Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics
The Rockefeller University, New York

 

Shimon Slavin, M.D.

Professor
The International Center for Cell Therapy & Cancer Immunotheraphy (CTCI)
Tel Aviv, Israel

 

Kevin M. Sullivan, M.D.

R3/General Surgery
University of Washington

 

Michael Torbenson, M.D.

Senior Associate Consultant
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 

Jean-Nicholas Vauthey, M.D.

Professor
Department of Surgical Oncology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

Alan P. Venook, M.D.

Professor
Department of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
University of California, San Francisco

 

Claire F. Verschraegen, M.D. 

Medical Director
Hematology and Oncology
University of Vermont

 

Yuzhuo Wang, Ph.D.

University of British Columbia Cancer Center
Vancouver