New York cancer center recruits 54 leaders in 1 year

The Buffalo, NY-based Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center hired a record 54 physicians, scientists and senior administrators in the past year.

In an Aug. 24 announcement, Roswell Park highlighted the new additions, including Renier Brentjens, MD, PhD, who will serve as the center’s deputy director and chair of medicine in September. He joins Roswell Park of New York City-based Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he served as the director of cellular therapies. dr. Brentjens was one of a small group of researchers who pioneered CAR T-cell therapy.

The appointments also include Lauren Bruckner, MD, PhD, who will join Roswell Park in September as Chief Medical Information Officer. She will join the team after a 14-year run at Golisano Children’s Hospital and University of Rochester Medical Center in New York.

Click here to view the full list of Roswell Park faculty and staff appointments.

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