Dr. Patricia LoRusso to Keynote CRI Meeting


Patricia LoRusso, DO, PhD, will present a keynote at 8:30 am central time on Tuesday, June 25, during the 16th Annual AACI Clinical Research Innovation (CRI) Meeting in Rosemont, IL.

Dr. LoRusso is an oncologist and associate director of innovative medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. She brings more than 25 years of expertise in medical oncology, drug development, and early phase clinical trials. She has also been involved in many service disciplines at the National Cancer Institute and served in leadership positions with several organizations. Dr. LoRusso was also the recipient of AACI's 2023 Distinguished Scientist Award.

Her leadership roles include numerous scientific and education committees of the American Association for Cancer Research, the education and scientific committees of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the steering committee for the Food and Drug Administration Accelerating Anticancer Agent Development and Validation Workshop. Dr. LoRusso’s work has had a global impact through clinical trials educational workshops she has conducted.

Dr. LoRusso has become an advocate, not only for cancer researchers and clinicians, but more importantly, for patients and their caregivers. Having experienced at a young age the death of her own parents from cancer, she understands the urgent need for new cancer discoveries and the potential for longevity and quality of life. Her keynote, "The Making of a Clinical Researcher: A Personal Journey," will detail the inspiring story of her path to clinical research.

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