University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, United States
Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., MD, is the Director of the University of Virginia Cancer Center, Professor of Oncology Research and professor of medicine.
Dr. Loughran’s career as a physician scientist is a testament to translational research with clinical observations leading to discoveries in the laboratory, and laboratory research contributing to improved clinical treatments. He was instrumental in the discovery of large granular lymphocyte (LGL) leukemia, and is considered the worldwide expert in this disease. He has published numerous articles in high-impact peer-reviewed journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Journal of Clinical Investigation, and Blood.
From July 2003 to August 2013, he served as the founding director of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute and professor of medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. He previously served as program leader of hematologic malignancies at Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at University of South Florida, associate director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program at SUNY Health Science Center and chief of hematology Syracuse Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
He completed his fellowship in medical oncology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center under direction of Nobel Prize recipient Dr. E.D. Thomas and remained on the faculty there for seven years.
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