The International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology (ISGIO) has named Howard Hochster, MD, as President-Elect. Dr. Hochster, Professor of Medical Oncology; Associate Director for Clinical Sciences at Yale Cancer Center; and Director of the Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, will serve a 2-year term as President-Elect, followed by 2 years as President.
ISGIO is a unique society dedicated to a high level of research and education in gastrointestinal cancers.
Dr. Hochster is an expert in cancer clinical trials and early drug development, particularly in gastrointestinal cancer. He joined the Yale faculty in 2010 as Yale Cancer Center Associate Director and Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology. ■