Emanuel N. Maisel Professor of Oncology is a nationally recognized investigator in cancer genetics
Eric Fearon, M.D., Ph.D., has been named director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Fearon, the Emanuel N. Maisel Professor of Oncology at the University of Michigan, is a nationally recognized investigator in cancer genetics. His research has led to a greater understanding of gene defects that cause colon and rectal cancer to develop and spread.
“Our Cancer Center has a history of success, with many exciting recent and ongoing initiatives. I am honored to have the opportunity to continue moving us forward,” says Fearon, professor of internal medicine, human genetics and pathology at the University of Michigan.
“We are in the enviable position of having a tremendous culture of collaboration, innovation and teamwork. Our faculty, staff and trainees are committed to the highest quality, patient-centered care, with an emphasis on integrity, safety, service, compassion and respect,” he adds.