Renuka Iyer, MD

Professor of Oncology
Co-Director, Liver and Pancreas Tumor Center
Section Chief for Gastrointestinal Oncology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo

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Areas of Expertise: 
Bile duct cancer
Cholangio carcinoma
Hepatocellular cancer
Neuroendocrine cancer
Special Interests: 
Studies of novel targeted therapies in a woodchuck model of liver cancer
Develop novel therapies for rare cancer
Immunotherapy

Background

Education and Training: 
1998 - MD - Grant Medical College, University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Residency: 
1998-2001 - Resident - Internal Medicine, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center and Cornell University School of Medicine, Bronx, NY
1997-1998 - Postdoctoral Associate- Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: 
2001-2004 - Medical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
Board Certification: 
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Professional Memberships: 
Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation
Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation - Medical Advisory Board
Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation - Nursing Advisory Board
NANETs
NANETs - Regional Conference Committee Chair
Hepatobiliary Cancer Panel, National Comprehensive Cancer Network
American Association for Cancer Research
Carcinoid.org NET Physician/Expert
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Honors and Awards: 
May 2013 - Mentor to Nisarg Desai, recipient of Thomas Frawley Resident Research Fellowship award, by SUNY at Buffalo
April 2012 - Mentor to Ravi Chhatrala, recipient of Thomas Frawley Resident Research Fellowship award, by SUNY at Buffalo
June 2008 - Best Teacher Award, Awarded by Roswell Park Cancer Institute Medical Oncology Fellows
January 2008 - American Cancer Society Scholar Award
November 2007 - Selected to attend the EORTC-NCI-ASCO Molecular Markers Development Workshop, Brussels, Belgium
April 2003 - Thomas Frawley Resident Research Fellowship award, by SUNY at Buffalo
July 2002 - Invited to attend ASCO-AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop, Vail, CO
October 1997 - Junior Investigator Award by the Executive Committee of the Tenth International Conference on Chemical Modifiers in Cancer Treatment
May 1990 - Distinction in Pharmacology, awarded by the University of Bombay, India