publication date: Jul. 24, 2015

Roberts Named Director of St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center 


CHARLES ROBERTS was named executive vice president and director of the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center, effective Sept. 1.

Roberts will also serve as full member in the Department of Oncology and hold the Lillian R. Cannon Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Endowed Chair.

He joins St. Jude from Dana Farber Cancer Institute, where he served as deputy chief scientific officer.

Roberts co-led an initiative on DNA sequencing of pediatric solid tumors at the Broad Institute. He also has chaired the pediatric Institutional Review Board for Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital and co-led the pediatric solid tumor disease program.

His research in cancer epigenetics has provided insight into the role of chromatin remodeling in germline and sporadic cancers.

Roberts received his medical and doctoral degrees from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed his pediatric residency and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital.


ERIC ROHREN was named chair of radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. His appointment is effective Oct. 1.

Rohren currently serves as a professor in the Departments of Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and is chief of the Section of Positron Emission Tomography.

Rohren has been on the MD Anderson faculty since 2007, … Continue reading 41-29 Roberts Named Director of St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center

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