Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center names director of precision medicine

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

Dr. Bass will also 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. 

He is currently an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, both in Boston. Dr. Bass also leads the gastrointestinal malignancies program at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.

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

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