David P Carbone, MD, PhD
David P Carbone, MD, PhD

• Professor of internal medicine, Director of the James Thoracic Center at the OSUMC and holds the Barbara J. Bonner Chair in Lung Research.
• Past President of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC).
• He graduated from Amherst College in 1977 and received an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Johns Hopkins University in 1985. 
• He then did an Internal Medicine internship and residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital through 1988 followed by a Medical Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.
• At Vanderbilt he was Professor of medicine, cell biology, and cancer biology, and Director of the Thoracic/Head and Neck Cancer Program, Director and principal investigator of the Vanderbilt Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Lung Cancer for 11 years and PI of the Strategic Partnering to Evaluate Cancer Signatures (SPECS) in Lung Cancer UO1 consortium.
• Dr. Carbone is an expert in the molecular genetics of lung tumors, which includes understanding the specific cells and genetic markers in each patient’s lung cancer and developing treatments and drugs that target specific tumor cells. His research interests, grant support and publications focus on lung cancer, specifically genetics, immunotherapy, tumor-associated immunosuppression mechanisms and gene therapy.
• He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications, books and review articles have served on several NCI grant review panels, including the clinical program project parent committee, 

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