Facebook

Lima, Thomas join Gibbs Cancer Center to expand clinical trials

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Enlarge photo

Dr. Caio Rocha Lima
Medical Director for Medical Oncology and Associate Center Director for Translational Research
 

Dr. Caio Rocha Lima

Medical Director for Medical Oncology and Associate Center Director for Translational Research

 



Enlarge photo

Dr. Melanie Thomas
Associate Center Director for Experimental Therapeutics
 
 

Dr. Melanie Thomas

Associate Center Director for Experimental Therapeutics

 

 

Doctors Caio Rocha Lima and Melanie Thomas have joined the Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute to help expand and grow clinical trial offerings to pharmaceutical industry trials in the Upstate.

Lima will serve as Medical Director for Medical Oncology and Associate Center Director for Translational Research. He received his medical degree and completed his residency in Brazil. Lima received his fellowship in hematology oncology from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

He was a program leader at University of Miami in gastrointestinal and drug development in oncology

Thomas will serve as the Associate Center Director for Experimental Therapeutics. She received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School.

Thomas completed her medical oncology fellowship training at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She was Associate Professor, Division of Hematology-Oncology and Grace E. DeWolff Chair in GI Oncology, Department of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina before joining Gibbs. Thomas has special interests in clinical research, gastrointestinal malignancy, specifically liver, bile duct and gallbladder cancers.

 

 

Share



Leave a Comment



Trending: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, Obituaries, Chon Restaurant, Allen Bennett Hospital