Mark Pegram, MD, is the Suzy Yuan-Huey Hung Endowed Professor of Medical Oncology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He currently serves as the Associate Director of Clinical Research at the Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SCCI). He also serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Research Quality at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and is the Medical Director of the Stanford Clinical Translational Research Unit – a unit specializing in first-in-human phase I clinical trials
Dr Pegram received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He went on to complete an internship and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He concluded his training with a fellowship at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr Pegram’s breast cancer research is focused on the study of the cancer-associated gene that encodes HER2 and on the development of novel agents in the treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. Dr Pegram has been educating other healthcare professionals about the future impact of biosimilars in oncology practice, especially in the breast cancer treatment landscape. He has authored more than 110 publications in medical oncology, hematology, and biosimilars across different cancer types.