The Organization of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Senior Leadership

Karen E. Knudsen, PhD
Interim Director

Neal Flomenberg, MD
Deputy Director, Clinical Science

Andrew E. Aplin, PhD
Deputy Director, Basic Science

Timothy Block, PhD
Co-Deputy Director, Basic Science

Massimo Cristofanilli, MD
Deputy Director, Translational Research

Matthew Carabasi, MD
Associate Director, Clinical Investigations

Richard L. Davidson, PhD
Associate Director, Shared Resources, & Executive Director

Leonard G. Gomella, MD
Associate Director, Clinical Affairs

Ronald Myers, PhD
Associate Director, Population Science

Marja Nevalainen, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Education & Training

Ann Klassen, PhD
Co-Associate Director, Population Science

Edith Mitchell, M.D.
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs

Takami Sato, MD, PhD
Associate Director, International Affairs

The structure of the SKCC is shown in the Organizational Chart   PDF (printable).

The structure of the Thomas Jefferson University is shown in the TJU Organizational Chart.

Education & Training

Basic Science programs at the SKCC include:

  • Cancer Cell Biology & Signaling
  • Molecular Biology & Genetics
  • Biology of Prostate Cancer
  • Biology of Breast Cancer

Clinical Science programs at the SKCC include:

  • Gastrointestinal Cancer

Ph.D. programs at the SKCC include:

  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis

Shared Resources

The SKCC also offers its members access to many Shared Resources, including the following facilities: Bioimaging, Biostatistics, Cancer Genomics, Flow Cytometry, Proteomics, Transgenic/Knockout Mouse, and X-Ray Crystallography. A full list of the shared resources is provided under Research. Such shared resources greatly facilitate and enhance the effort of SKCC investigators in discovery.

NCI Designated Cancer Center

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