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Lynn Schuchter

C. Willard Robinson Professor of Hematology-Oncology

Lynn Schuchter


Dr. Lynn M. Schuchter is the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine’s C. Willard Robinson Professor of Hematology/Oncology, she is the Chief of the Hematology/Oncology Division in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and Program Co-Leader for the Abramson Cancer Center’s National Cancer Institute-approved and funded Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies Research Program. Her research is focused on the development of new treatments for patients with melanoma in studies that have focused on immunotherapy and targeted approaches. She is co-Principal Investigator of the Skin Cancer SPORE grant from the NCI and has published widely on novel treatments for patients with melanoma.  


Dr. Schuchter has a strong commitment to and passion for mentorship and has a proven record of training physicians and scientists interested in both translational and clinical oncology research. She is the Principal Investigator on the Abramson Cancer Center’s Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology K12, Clinical Oncology Research Cancer Center Development Program, she believes that careful mentoring is critical to the success of the next generation of cancer researchers.  In addition to her research, she is a busy clinician with a focus on patients with melanoma.

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