MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

TL1 Leadership

Co-Directors

Joya Chandra, PhD 

Associate Professor 
Department of Pediatrics Research and Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis
Co-Director, Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Michael R. Blackburn, PhD 

Dean, MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Professor & Vice Chairman, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, UTHealth

Co-Investigators

Lauren A. Byers, MD 

Associate Professor, Department of Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD 

Professor & Chair, Department of Neurology
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth