John A. Growden Distinguished Professor in Surgery; Division Chief, General Surgery and Surgical Oncology; Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine
Medical Director, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center
NextGen Focus Area: Cancer and Immunology
Eric Kimchi’s primary clinical research focus is on immune responses and liver cancer, but he has additional interests in colorectal, esophageal, gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancer. His ultimate research goal is to reverse the body’s tolerance of cancer cells, enabling the body to recognize and fight cells that cause liver cancer.
Precision Health Impact:
- Investigating how the body fights against the cells that cause liver cancer.
- Studying how to reverse the body’s tolerance to cancer cells.