Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center names director of precision medicine

Mackenzie Bean –
Monday, November 2nd, 2020

The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian selected Adam Bass, MD, founding director of the Center for Precision Cancer Medicine.

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He is presently an associate teacher of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing physician at Brigham and Womens Hospital, both in Boston. Dr. Bass likewise leads the gastrointestinal malignancies program at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer.

He will step into his new functions at NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Jan. 1.

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Dr. Bass will likewise be director of gastrointestinal oncology at the New York City-based cancer center and a professor of medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, also in New York City..