Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD, Oral History Interview, September 1, 2016

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Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD, Oral History Interview, September 1, 2016

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Major Topics Covered:

  • Research areas: immunology, targeted therapy, interleukin-2, Women’s Cancer Moon Shot
  • Institutional development: Department of Systems Biology, Kleberg Institute, Zayed Institute
  • Leadership and contributions in a collaborative context

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MillsG_02_20160901

Publication Date

9-1-2016

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The Historical Resources Center, The Research Medical Library, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Houston, Texas

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Topics Covered

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas System. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute

Disciplines

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oncology | Oral History

About the Interview

Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD (b. 3 August 1953, Edmonton, Canada) was recruited to MD Anderson in 1994 to Chair the Department of Molecular Oncology and serve as Chief of the Section of Molecular Therapeutics. In 2006 he founded the first systems biology department focused on cancer in the US. He has served as Chair of the Department of Systems Biology [in the Division of Science] since that time. He has served as co-director of the Zayed Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy, since 2010 and co-head of the Women's Cancer Moon Shot since 2013. Dr. Mills’ research focuses on the PI3K pathway, lysophospholipids, the genomics and genetics of women’s cancers, and identifying and characterizing a number of potential oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes.

Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD, Oral History Interview, September 1, 2016

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