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Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP)
Last Updated: 01/06/14

Staff, Pictures and Bios

Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD, Associate Director

Dr. Abrams is currently the Acting Director for Clinical Research in the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) at NCI and also is Associate Director of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP). More…

Elise Kreiss, MSW, MBA, Senior Program Specialist

Ms. Kreiss joined the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP) as the Senior Program Specialist in October of 2003. Originally working out of the Clinical Grants and Contracts Branch (CGCB), in 2010 she joined the Office of the Associate Director for CTEP, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD), where she continues to serve as Senior Program Specialist, as well as Special Assistant to the Associate Director for CTEP. More…

Tanjier Belton, Extramural Program Assistant

Mary Louden, Secretary to the Associate Director

About the
Associate Director

Jeffrey Abrams Dr. Abrams is currently the Acting Director for Clinical Research in the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) at NCI and also is Associate Director of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP). After completing his medical oncology fellowship (University of Maryland, 1984), Dr. Abrams joined the University of Maryland faculty from 1985-1992 where he directed their Breast Cancer Evaluation Program and was Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology. In 1993, he joined NCI and was responsible for managing the breast cancer treatment trials portfolio for the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program. More…