ALAN SPATZ

 

ALAN SPATZ

Dr. Alan Spatz is professor of Pathology and Oncology at McGill University, chief of Pathology at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), and director of the McGill/JGH molecular pathology center. He is the director of the “X chromosome and cancer” basic research lab at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, and Research director of the McGill University Pathology department. He received a Canada Research Chair in Molecular pathology.

Dr. Spatz received his medical education in France at Université Pierre et Marie Curie. He worked from 1994 to 2008 at the Gustave Roussy Institute in Villejuif, France, and was active as a Board member of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer and as chair of its Melanoma and Pathobiology groups. He currently co-chairs the Melanoma committee of the of Cancer Clinical Trials Group of Canada, and serves as a board member of several international professional organizations, in editorial boards and strategic committees.

Dr. Spatz research is focused on cancer biomarkers and on the role of the X chromosome in cancer progression. He has authored more than 180 original scientific papers, reports, review articles, and books.

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