Job title: Associate Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School & Secretary,
Dr. Ligon is an Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the DFCI Center for Patient Derived Models. His research has focused on development of patient derived models of cancer including cell lines and xenografts. His laboratory has a particular focus in development of novel functional diagnostic assays for drug response in cancer cells and incorporation of these assays into clinical trials. He has specific scientific and clinical expertise in neurooncology and is a Board Certified Neuropatholgoist and Chief of Neuropathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is a Co-Founder and Scientific Advisor to Travera which is working to develop single cell mass biomarkers as functional diagnostics in cancer.