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Dickran Kazandjian

Designation : FDA-NCI Clinical Investigator
University/Organisation : NIH/NCI Lymphoid Malignancies Branch, Myeloma Sect
Qualification : MD
Biography :  

Dr. Dickran Kazandjian received his undergraduate BA degree and Medical Doctorate from Boston University, Boston, USA.  He was then commissioned as an officer in the US Air Force medical corps and completed an Internal Medicine residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center.  After residency, Dr. Kazandjian remained on faculty as an active duty physician, attending internist, assistant professor, and conducted HIV-malignancy research on the role normal human genetic variation plays on HIV pathogenesis.  After six years of active duty including a stent in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as an intensivist, he continued his training at the NIH as a civilian and completed fellowships in Medical Oncology (NCI) and Hematology (NHLBI).  He subsequently joined the FDA Office of Hematology and Oncology Products as a Medical Officer in the thoracic oncology group.  Additionally he was appointed as FDA-NCI clinical investigator in the Lymphoid Malignancies Branch at the NCI.