Kelvin Lee, MD, a world-recognized medical oncologist and multiple myeloma researcher, is director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also associate dean of cancer research, H.H. Gregg Professor of Oncology, and professor of medicine and microbiology and immunology at IU School of Medicine. In addition, he is a physician at IU Health.
Previously, Lee was the Jacobs Family Chair of Immunology, a professor of medicine, vice chair of medicine, and senior vice president of basic sciences at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, N.Y. It was at Roswell Park where he led America’s groundbreaking collaboration with cancer researchers in Cuba, who have developed a lung cancer vaccine that Roswell is testing in clinical trials.
An immunology expert, Lee is the principal investigator on multiple myeloma clinical trials, he holds two patents, and he has authored more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals.