The new Tampa General Hospital Cancer Institute will provide next-generation care and treatment.
TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Tampa General Hospital announced today Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD, as the director of its newly established Cancer Institute to provide world-class, innovative cancer care in one of Florida’s leading academic medical centers. Internationally recognized as a pioneer in the field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy and a renowned expert in lymphoma research and treatment, Sotomayor will lead a team of accomplished TGH cancer specialists who will further develop the hospital’s cancer clinical care and clinical research services to provide next-generation care and multidisciplinary treatment.
Sotomayor joins Tampa General from the George Washington University Cancer Center in Washington, DC, where he directed all cancer care and research activities during the past five years. His ongoing research in cancer immunology and immunotherapy focuses on developing novel, immune-based approaches for the treatment of lymphomas and other hematologic malignancies. He is an internationally renowned expert in mantle cell lymphoma (MCL).