Timothy A Yap, MD, PhD

Current Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics (Phase 1 Program) and the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Associate Director of Translational Research in the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy.

Industry Experience: Medical Director of the Institute for Applied Cancer Science.

R&D Highlights: Dr. Yap’s main research focuses on first-in-human and combinatorial development of molecularly targeted agents and immunotherapies, and their acceleration through clinical studies using novel predictive and pharmacodynamics biomarkers.