Speaker Profile

M.D., M.Sc., Professor of Pediatrics, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

Dr. Schiffman is the CEO and Co-Founder of PEEL Therapeutics, delivering evolution-inspired medicine to patients. He also co-founded ItRunsInMyFamily.com, an online family history collection tool. Dr. Schiffman is a Professor of Pediatrics and Investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah and the Medical Director for the Family Cancer Assessment Clinic. He also works as a Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Schiffman graduated from the Brown University School of Medicine in 2000, followed by clinical training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Stanford University from 2000-2008. His academic research and now commercial efforts focus on genomic development of cancer in children and studying animals that naturally are protected from cancer, like elephants. Dr. Schiffman has co-founded several exciting new startup companies to impact cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2020 Silicon Valley

Molecular profiling of oncology patients is being adopted across leading medical organizations. This session consists of a panel with leaders representing diverse medical organizations discussing their approaches and strategies of implementing molecular profiling in order to meet their internal patient and organizational goals.