Eduardo M. Sotomayor

Eduardo M. Sotomayor

George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD is an internationally recognized expert in lymphoma biology and treatment. Currently, he is the Director of the George Washington Cancer Center at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Sotomayor was the Susan and John Sykes Endowed Chair in Hematologic Malignancies at Moffitt Cancer Center and Professor of Oncologic Sciences and of Pathology and Cell Biology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He also served as the Scientific Director of the DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. Sotomayor received his MD degree from Federico Villarreal National University School of Medicine in Lima, Peru. He completed a residency training in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami School of Medicine in Florida, followed by a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

His basic/translational research focuses in the immunobiology and immunotherapy of B-cell malignancies. His clinical interest lies particularly with mantle cell lymphoma. He has published more than 100 manuscripts, including seminal publications in top tier journals such as Nature Medicine, Nature Immunology, Nature Communications, Immunity, Cancer Cell, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Clinical Investigations, Blood, Cancer Research and Journal of Immunology. He has received multiple grants from the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) and currently he is the recipient of three NIH R01 grants. He is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Lymphoma Research Foundation, member of the Executive Committee of the Mantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium and a standing Member, National Cancer Institute, Subcommittee A, Cancer Centers.