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Howard Ozer

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2013 - Winter

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Howard Ozer, M.D. ’75, Ph.D. ’75, has been named director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center. Ozer joined the faculty there in 2010 as the Eileen Lindsay Heidrick Professor in Oncology and chief of hematology/oncology, and has served as interim director of the cancer center since January 2011. Ozer is internationally known for research in the development of hematopoietic growth factors and cytokines and for clinical trials of biological therapies for leukemia and lymphoma.