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Friedberg appointed director of Wilmot Cancer Center

By WILL ASTOR - 3/14/2013 3:32:05 PM

The University of Rochester Medical Center’s James P. Wilmot Cancer Center has made acting director Jonathan Friedberg M.D.’s appointment permanent, officials said Thursday.

He has served as acting director since July 2012.

A clinical researcher whose work centers on lymphoma therapies, Friedberg outlined a strategic plan to advance and expand the Wilmot center. Elements include:

“I have no doubt that Wilmot's broad mission—to deliver the most advanced cancer care, to expand the reach of our services regionally and to be a leader in cancer research—will thrive under Jonathan's leadership,” URMC CEO Bradford Berk M.D. said.

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