Renowned scientist to lead precision oncology for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Gordon MillsInternationally renowned scientist Gordon B. Mills, M.D., Ph.D., is joining OHSU to lead precision oncology for the Knight Cancer Institute.

One of the most highly cited medical scientists in the world, Mills will bring a breadth of research and leadership experience to OHSU. He was recruited from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where he has been a clinical and research leader since 1994.

At OHSU, Mills will integrate research across multiple areas, including early detection, immunotherapy and systems biology. He will also recruit and mentor young scientists and investigators — with a goal of changing the landscape of cancer science.

Mills has authored or co-authored nearly 900 published research papers and been referenced more than 70,000 times in peer-reviewed research studies, placing him among the top 1 percent of all authors in medicine.

See OHSU News for more about Mills and his appointment.

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