Chi Van Dang Leads Abramson Cancer Center


October 19, 2011

Penn Almanac

The Penn Almanac covered the arrival of Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, the new director of the Abramson Cancer Center. Dang, a renowned cancer biologist and hematologist-oncologist, points to Penn Medicine’s efforts to harness academic rigor to improve the health and well-being of patients as a key factor in his decision to join the Abramson Cancer Center. “I feel very privileged and excited for the opportunity to lead the Abramson Cancer Center into an era of innovative personalized cancer care through the establishment of disease-specific translational centers of excellence in partnership with outstanding leadership and the biomedical community elsewhere at Penn,” Dang said. “The culture of collaboration and the collegiality is palpable at Penn, making my goal of harnessing Penn’s scientific power to bring new hope for cancer patients an invigorating challenge.” Read More