Anil Sood, MD

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Sood is Professor and Vice Chair for Translational Research in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Cancer Biology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is Director of the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program and Co-Director of the Center for RNA Interference and Non-Coding RNA.

He completed his Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Sood received the GCF/Margaret Greenfield/Carmel Cohen, MD “Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Award,” the GCF/Claudia Cohen Research Foundation Prize, and the Charles A. Hunter, Jr. Prize Thesis Award. He is a full member of several organizations, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Spotlight

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet. The booklet describes the prizes and the application process. Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.