Christos Fountzilas, MD
Dr. Fountzilas is a board certified medical oncologist in the gastrointestinal medical oncology department at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center with a focus in pancreatic cancer. His research interests include oncolytic virotherapy, biomarker discovery, and immunotherapy for gastrointestinal cancers. His interest was sparked in gastrointestinal and clinical research during his fellowship training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he designed a clinical trial involving combination immunotherapy and oncolytic viral therapy in relapsed adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. He gained further experience in clinical trial design through his participation in the American Association for Cancer Research/American Society of Clinical Oncology 2015 Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop and Cancer Research Training Program from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.