Bronx, NY, USA
Chairman, Department of Oncology
Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dr. Roman Perez-Soler is Chairman of the Department of Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center, Chief of the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Deputy Director of the Albert Einstein Cancer Center. A graduate from the Universidad Autonoma in Barcelona, Spain, he completed his fellowship in medical oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in 1982. His clinical and translational research is focused on novel approaches for the treatment for lung cancer and has been funded by the NIH since 1989. He has made important contributions in the areas of EGFR inhibitors, topoisomerase I inhibitors, and novel delivery systems including aerosolization for the treatment of bronchial premalignancy.