Scientific Review Panel

The Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board is a group of world-renowned experts who conduct a rigorous review of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s grant applications to ensure that the Foundation funds the country’s most promising prevention and early detection research.

Bernard Levin, M.D. (Co-Chair)
Professor (Emeritus)
MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas

James L. Mulshine, M.D. (Co-Chair)
Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Provost for Research
Rush University Medical Center

Chris Albanese, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Oncology and Pathology
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University Medical Center

Janet Audrain-McGovern, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

David Berrigan, Ph.D. MPH
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Rebecca Blanchard, Ph.D.
Senior Project Leader
Oncology Project & Pipeline Management
Merck & Co., Inc.

Robert Clarke, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Interim Director, Biomedical Graduate Research Organization
Professor of Oncology and Physiology & Biophysics
Department of Oncology
Georgetown University Medical Center / Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jennifer Eng-Wong, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Director, Capital Breast Care Center
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Georgetown University Medical Center / Lombardi Comphrehensive Cancer Center

Leena Hilakivi-Clarke, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Georgetown University

Louise R. Howe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Cell & Developmental Biology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Stephen D. Hursting, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor and McKean Love Chair
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Texas at Austin and
Professor of Carcinogenesis, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas

Mary Beth Martin, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Oncology
and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Georgetown University Medical Center / Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Marc D. Schwartz, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Director, Cancer Control
Georgetown University Medical Center / Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Peter G. Shields, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Deputy Director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University Medical Center

Kenneth D. Tew, Ph.D., D.Sc.
John C. West Chair in Cancer Research
Chairman Dept. of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Medical University of South Carolina

Danyelle M. Townsend, Ph.D.
Director, Drug metabolism and Pharmacokinetics Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Medical University of South Carolina

Bruce J. Trock, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Epidemiology
Brady Urological Institute
Associate Professor of Urology, Epidemiology, Oncology, and
Environmental Health Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kent E. Vrana, Ph.D.
Elliot S. Vesell Professor &
Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Zhen Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Associate Director
Center for Biomarker Discovery
Department of Pathology and Oncology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions