Chosen for his passion and leadership in immunotherapy research, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, was elected as the Cancer Immunology Working Group (CIMM) Chairperson-Elect for 2020–2021. CIMM is a scientific working group within the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Dr. Odunsi will formally take office as Chairperson-Elect on April 28, 2020, during the AACR Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG
The CIMM works to promote the importance of immunology as it pertains to cancer research, spread information about cancer immunology to the scientific community, and translate worthwhile concepts to the clinic. Dr. Odunsi’s goals for his tenure as Chairperson-Elect include making new alliances to pursue strategic objectives in immunology and encouraging the training and mentoring of the next generation of investigators.
With Roswell Park since 2001, Dr. Odunsi also serves as Executive Director of the Center for Immunotherapy and Chair of the Department of Gynecologic Oncology. In addition, he is M. Steven Piver Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at Roswell Park.