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Agulnik Named Clinical Research Office Director

Mark Agulnik, MD, has been appointed Director of the Lurie Cancer Center’s Clinical Research Office (CRO).

A leader in the field of medical oncology with a focus on sarcomas, head and neck cancers, and endocrine cancers, Agulnik is an Associate Professor in Medicine and Director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at the Feinberg School of Medicine. Agulnik serves on National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) committees and panels focused on sarcomas, head and neck cancers, and rare tumors, and has been a recipient of several awards, including awards from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO).

Agulnik replaces Timothy Kuzel, MD, Professor in Hematology/Oncology and Dermatology at Feinberg. “We would like to thank Tim for his outstanding service and leadership in this role for over 15 years,” said Lurie Cancer Center Director, Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD. Kuzel will assume additional responsibilities in the Lurie Cancer Center’s expanding cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, genitourinary malignancy, melanoma, and immune modulatory programs.

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