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1970s - Diasio

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Spring


Robert B. Diasio, M.D. ’71, began serving as director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in September. He will also oversee cancer center activities at the branches of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and in Jacksonville, Fla. Diasio was previously a professor of medicine, pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. He plans to continue his pharmacogenomic research, which focuses on maximizing the effectiveness of chemotherapy through new genetic diagnostic methods.