Speaker's BiographyStephen Gruber
Director, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California
Stephen Gruber, a board-certified medical oncologist and cancer geneticist, serves as director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. An internationally recognized expert in hereditary cancer syndromes, Gruber's research concentrates on genetic susceptibility to cancer and strategies to reduce the burden of cancer in families with cancer and in populations at risk. Gruber's work has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1998. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he holds a Ph.D. in epidemiology and an M.P.H. from Yale University as well as an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.
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