Scientific Advisors



Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD


  • Scientific Director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
  • Launched several Translational Centers of Excellence, which propels teams of scientists, nurses, and clinicians to reach for the cure for various cancers.
  • Established the Center for Personalized Diagnostics and the Basser Research Center for BRCA.
  • Numerous international awards, including NIH/National Cancer Institute MERIT award.
  • Expert in MYC oncogene and cancer cell metabolism.

Andrew Tsourkas, PhD


  • Professor at University of Pennsylvania.
  • Associate Director of Center for Targeted Therapeutics and Translational Nanomedicine (CT3N), Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT).
  • Over 80 publications.
  • Expert in cancer molecular imaging agents.

Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP


  • President of National Medical Association, clinical professor at Thomas Jefferson University, associate director for diversity programs and director of the Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities.
  • Expert in clinical trials of molecularly targeted therapeutics in multiple cancers.

Mathew Thakur, PhD


  • Professor at Thomas Jefferson University, director of Radiopharmaceutical Research and Molecular Imaging.
  • Expert in radiopharmaceuticals for cancer diagnosis and therapeutics, 20 awarded patents.
  • Numerous international awards, including Benedict Cassen award.