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Advisory Boards

Max Wicha, M.D. serves as director of the Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery and reports to the director of the Cancer Center.

In addition, the Institute is creating the following:

The Institutional Advisory Board includes:

  • James Dalton, Ph.D.
  • Eric Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Joerg Lahann, Ph.D.
  • Stephen Weiss, M.D.
  • Max Wicha, M.D.

This board facilitates strategic planning and research prioritization, review scientific proposals and advise us on optimizing and leveraging existing U-M resources.

The Director's Advisory Council will be an appointed board of volunteers from across the country dedicated to helping the Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery achieve its mission of developing more effective treatments and cures for cancer through collaborative, breakthrough research. The board will assist in enhancing and expanding our programs as we seek its business expertise and counsel on relationship building, community engagement and philanthropy. It will meet at least once a year.