Bassel F. El-Rayes, MD
Bassel F. El-Rayes, MD, Associate Director of Clinical Research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, was selected to hold the John Kauffman Family Professorship for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The new position was created to support an outstanding leader in the field of pancreatic cancer research and assist with further development of Winship’s gastrointestinal (GI) cancer efforts.
Dr. El-Rayes, Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine, is the chief clinical research scientist responsible for coordinating and providing high-level direction to the clinical cancer research programs and clinical trials across the Emory campuses. He has also served as Director of the GI Program since joining Winship in 2009. ■