Dr. Filip Janku, MD, PhD
Dr. Filip Janku, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics (Phase I Program) at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Janku is a principal investigator for numerous phase I protocols, most of which involve novel, targeted agents, some of those being first-in-human studies. Dr. Janku received multiple awards for his research efforts, including four Merit Awards from ASCO as well as an American Association for Cancer Research Scholar-in-Training Award. Dr. Janku has published over 40 articles in highly-respected, peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Janku's academic research interests focus on poof-of-concept clinical trials that possess a pivotal correlative component especially those involving autophagy, the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway and tumor molecular profiling.