Speaker's BiographySteve Rosen
Director, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Steven Rosen is the Genevieve Teuton professor of medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He has directed the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center since 1989. Under Rosen's leadership, the cancer center has built nationally recognized programs in laboratory sciences, clinical investigations, translational research and cancer prevention and control. The center has been continuously funded by the National Cancer Institute since 1993, and it attained comprehensive status in 1997. He also maintains an active research laboratory that studies hormone receptors, biologic therapies and molecular mechanisms of signal transduction pathways. The laboratory's findings on the anti-cancer potential of nucleoside analogs have progressed to early-phase clinical trials of these agents.