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David Scott

David Scott


Academic history

David Scott, MBChB, PhD, is Deputy Head of the Department of Lymphoid Cancer Research at the British Columbia Cancer Research Center in Vancouver, Canada. In addition, he is the Translational Sciences Co-Chair of the Lymphoma Tumor Group of ECOG, a member of the Lymphoma/Leukemia Molecular Profiling Project (LLMPP) and an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. Formerly, Dr Scott gained his medical degree and PhD from the University of Auckland in New Zealand and took up a post-doctoral fellowship at the British Columbia Cancer Research Center.

Speaking on large B-cell lymphoma

Dr Scott’s lab focuses on the discovery of biomarkers to aid the classification and treatment of lymphoma patients, particularly those with B-cell lymphomas. He is currently part of an international project to explore the pathogenesis and determinants of treatment failure in lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and has a particular interest in the genome biology of relapsed lymphoid cancers.