Conley To Head NCI Branch
Dr. Barbara Conley has been appointed NCI's new chief of the Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis Division's Diagnostic Research Branch. From 1997 to 1999, she was senior investigator in the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program's Clinical Investigations Branch, where she was responsible for extramural clinical trials in head and neck, gastrointestinal, and lung cancers. She has also served as an oncologist in the Medicine Branch of NCI from 1998 to the present. She completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in 1987. Prior to coming to NIH, Conley was a faculty member at the University of Maryland's Greenebaum Cancer Center from 1987 to 1997.
Martinez Appointed DAIDS Branch Chief
NIAID's Ana Martinez has been appointed chief of the newly established Pharmaceutical Affairs Branch in the Division of AIDS. She came to NIH in 1991 as chief of the pharmaceutical affairs section in DAIDS. She received a Public Health Service Recognition Award for her efforts in the implementation of ACTG 076, a study in which the drug AZT reduced the rate of maternal-infant transmission by two-thirds, and an NIH Merit Award for her contributions to the design and conduct of clinical trials. She served as chief of the department of pharmacy at Rockefeller University, and later as director of pharmaceutical service and clinic operations at the Medlantic Research Foundation.
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