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Deputy Director

Dr. Gerald Batist

Gerald Batist, MD, FACP

Lady Davis Institute

Professor of Oncology, McGill University
Director, Segal Cancer Centre, Jewish General Hospital
Head, Cancer Axis, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
Director, McGill Centre for Translational Research in Cancer, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research

Deputy Director

Gerald Batist, MD, is Professor of Oncology at McGill University and was University Chair of Oncology for 10 years. He is Deputy Director and leader of the Cancer Axis of the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research. Dr. Batist led the development of the Segal Cancer Centre, which intimately links research and clinical care and has generated novel treatment models. He co-created the Q-CROC Quebec-wide network and was a co-founder the WIN global consortium for personalized medicine, which is based in Paris. He is a medical oncologist and molecular pharmacologist, whose research focuses on novel drug development and therapeutic resistance. He has published over 200 papers and book chapters and shares multiple patents for new chemical entities with novel therapeutic potential. Dr. Batist has achieved significant funding for personalized medicine initiatives, leading large groups in biopsy-driven innovative studies designed to identify molecular signatures of resistance and novel therapeutic targets.