Norman E. Sharpless, MD

    Norman E. Sharpless, MD

    Dr. Sharpless is the director of the National Cancer Institute and is specialized in the care of patients with leukemia.
    • Big Questions, Tough Answers Thursday, February 1st, 2018

      On October 17, 2017, Norman “Ned” Sharpless, MD, was sworn in as the 15th director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), succeeding Harold E. Varmus, MD, who stepped down as director in March 2015, and Douglas R. Lowy, MD, who had served as acting director since April 2015. Previously, Dr. Sharpless was director of the [...]

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