April 17, 2021
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Neeraj Agarwal, MD, has been appointed senior director of clinical research innovation at Huntsman Cancer Institute at University of Utah.
Agarwal — physician-scientist at the cancer institute and professor of internal medicine at the university — will serve on the senior leadership of the comprehensive cancer center at Huntsman Cancer Institute. He also will oversee key components of the institute’s clinical research infrastructure, lead efforts to accelerate the pace at which innovative clinical trial offerings are available to patients, and serve as a mentor to junior physician-scientists.
“Dr. Agarwal is a highly accomplished, compassionate and dedicated physician with a deep commitment to Huntsman Cancer Institute’s mission, the patient experience, and innovation in research and clinical care,” Neli Ulrich, PhD, executive director of the comprehensive cancer center at Huntsman Cancer Institute, said in a press release. “He is an internationally renowned leader in clinical research and a passionate advocate for [patients with cancer]. He will be a valuable addition to our leadership team as we advance our vision for a cancer-free frontier.”
Agarwal’s clinical research focuses on prostate, kidney and bladder cancers.