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Thomas Bauer, D. Kyle Hogarth, Edward Patz, Anil Vachani

OncoCyte has established a medical advisory committee of lung cancer specialists to help guide the firm on issues related to the diagnosis of the illness. The committee comprises Thomas Bauer, a thoracic surgery specialist at Meridian Health, and former associate professor of surgery at Jefferson Medical College; and D. Kyle Hogarth, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Chicago and medical director of the pulmonary rehabilitation program, director of bronchoscopy and minimally invasive diagnostics, and codirector of upper aerodigestive cancer risk clinic. Also on the committee are Edward Patz, a James and Alice Chen Professor of radiology, and professor in pathology and in pharmacology and cancer biology at the Duke University School of Medicine, where he is also a director of the molecular diagnostics laboratory; and Anil Vachani, a pulmonologist and assistant professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center.

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