Robert Beckman, M.D. joins Biostatistics Faculty as Secondary Appointment

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(May 2015) – Robert Beckman, M.D., joins the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics as a secondary appointment.  Dr. Beckman is a Professor of Oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center.  In addition, he is a faculty member of the Innovation Center of Biomedical Informatics (ICBI).

Dr. Beckman is an oncology clinical researcher and mathematical biologist. His goals are to develop cancer therapies and to improve the way cancer therapies are developed and deployed in patients, with emphasis on personalized medicine, tumor heterogeneity, and tumor evolution. Together with the department, he will work on drug discovery and quantitative oncology.