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External Advisory Board

The Wistar Institute External Advisory Board is a group of world-renowned scientists with broad scientific expertise who meet annually to review the Institute’s strategic plan, finance, facilities and faculty for promotion, and provide the president with advice in these areas.

Chair

Edward Ziff, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
New York University School of Medicine – Langone Medical Center

Members

Dafna Bar-Sagi, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Vice Dean for Science
Chief Scientific Officer
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine – Langone Medical Center

Eric Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.
Emanuel N. Maisel Professor of Oncology
Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine, Human Genetics and Pathology
University of Michigan

Anil K. Rustgi, M.D.
Director
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University, Irving Medical Center

M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, The Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute
Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

David L. Wiest, Ph.D.
Deputy Chief Scientific Officer
Professor and Co-Leader, Blood Cell Development and Function
Fox Chase Cancer Center