New York UniversityElias Bio Photo School of
Medicine, New York, NY – 1980
Since arriving in 2001, Dr. Elias' focushas been on
experimental therapeutics for breast cancer (BC), describing molecular changes
associated with anti-estrogen and/or chemotherapy drug resistance using
collaborations with a number of research laboratories, and tissue banking for
BC. Another interest is experimental therapy for sarcomas.
Dr. Elias is focused on clinical breast cancer research and
is the director of the clinical breast oncology program. This comprehensive
program includes a weekly multi-disciplinary clinic and tumor board, a
hereditary clinic, benign breast complaint clinic, a screening and breast
imaging program, in addition to daily breast specialty oncology clinics. The
sarcoma program includes consult/new patient clinics as well as followups. Dr.
Elias is the principal investigator on numerous national and local therapeutic
trials and is institution PI for the SWOG grant. He is a member of the SWOG
breast committee. He is also the Associate Director of the Cancer Center for
clinical sciences and oversees the Clinical Investigations Core.
NCI, DOD, SWOG, Genentech, Medivation