Executive Director, Center for Thoracic Oncology and Associate Director, The Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter)
Fred Hirsch is executive director of the Center for Thoracic Oncology in The Tisch Cancer Institute, where he is associate director of biomarker discovery, and the Joe Lowe and Louis Price Professor of Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Previously, he was a professor of medicine and pathology at University of Colorado and CEO of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. An authority on lung cancer treatment and research for over 25 years, Hirsch’s research has helped identify and validate prognostic markers for lung cancer outcomes and biomarkers for personalized therapies. His many honors include the 2010 Japanese Lung Cancer Society Merit Award.