Agnieszka Witkiewicz, MD
Agnieszka Witkiewicz, MD, has been appointed Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is also Chief of Research and Biobanking in the Department of Pathology. Before coming to the cancer center, she worked at the University of Arizona as Vice Chair of the Pathology Department, Director of the Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship Program, Director of Tissue Acquisition and Cellular/Molecular Analysis Shared Resource, and Professor of Pathology.
Dr. Witkiewicz’s research interests include identifying mechanisms that drive the invasive progression of cancer, with a special focus on breast and pancreatic cancers. As Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine, Dr. Witkiewicz and her team are using next-generation sequencing technologies to identify unique genetic profiles to precisely select the best treatment options. As the inaugural Chief of Research and Biobanking, Dr. Witkiewicz will continue conducting critical cancer research and enhancing cancer specimen acquisition for research studies. ■