Dr. James Gulley, MD, PhD, FACP

National Cancer Institute

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I run multiple clinical trials in immunotherapy for solid tumors with an emphasis on immunotherapy for prostate cancer.

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Dr. James Gulley is an internationally recognized expert in immunotherapy for cancer. He graduated from Loma Linda University in California with a PhD in microbiology in 1994 and an MD in 1995. As part of this eight-year MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program, he completed a dissertation on tumor immunology. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Emory University in 1998, followed by a Medical Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He has served now at the NCI for over 25 years. Dr. Gulley serves within the Center for Cancer Research (CCR) of the NCI as Co-Director of the Center for Immunology, CCR; and the Clinical Director, NCI. He has been an investigator on more than 200 clinical trials, authored 350 scientific papers or chapters which have been cited over 25,000 times, serves on a number of editorial boards and has made hundreds of scientific presentations at universities or national / international meetings. He also serves as the vice president of SITC and the interim Editor-in-Chief of JITC and has had numerous national awards including the PECASE award and the Hubert H Humphrey Award for Service to America.