Medical and Scientific Advisors

FCF strives to be in the forefront of research on fibrolamellar carcinoma (FLC). Listed below are leading physicians, scientists and researchers who are experienced with FLC and have agreed to be advisors to the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation. Each represents an institution or laboratory which is currently involved in research or treatment of fibrolamellar liver cancer.

FCF Medical & Scientific Advisory Board, from left to right Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD; Allison F. O’Neill, MD; John D. Scott, PhD; Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD; Jessica Zucman-Rossi, MD, PhD; and John Gordan, MD, PhD

These advisors, working closely with FCF’s Scientific Director Mark Furth, PhD, provide strategic direction for our research programs and play a key role in guiding and prioritizing FCF’s research investments.

Medical & Scientific Advisory Board (MSAB)

NamePosition
Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MDMedical Oncologist
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
John Gordan, MD, PhDAssistant Professor
Hematology and Oncology
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MDDeputy Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Oncology, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Immunotherapy
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Allison F. O’Neill, MDDirector, Pediatric Liver Tumor Program
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
John D. Scott, PhDEdwin G. Krebs – Speights Professor of Cell Signaling and Cancer Biology
Chairman, Department of Pharmacology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
Jessica Zucman-Rossi, MD, PhDProfessor of Oncology
Director, INSERM Unit "Functional Genomics of Solid Tumors”
Université Paris Descartes
Paris, France

MSAB Members Emeritus

NamePosition
John Craig, MD, PhDMedical Director (retired)
St. Jude Medical Center
Fullerton, CA

Member, Board of Directors
Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation
Lola Reid, PhDProfessor
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC