Steven K. Libutti
Director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
195 Little Albany St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Pathogenesis of neuroendocrine tumors, familiar cancer syndrome MEN1 and vHL
Most recently, Dr. Libutti served as Director for the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care in New York City and was a Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Professor in the Department of Genetics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System. A surgical oncologist, Dr. Libutti is an internationally known expert in endocrine surgery and the management of neuroendocrine tumors. He is the immediate Past President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. His clinical practice focuses on gastrointestinal malignancies including cancers of the liver and pancreas. The recipient of funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the past 20 years, Dr. Libutti is also a researcher whose work focuses on developing novel cancer therapies through an understanding of the tumor microenvironment and blood vessel formation in tumors.
Through his vast leadership and oncology expertise, Dr. Libutti will implement a unique vision to position Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey as one of the top National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country as well as expand its impact throughout the RWJBarnabas Health System and the State of New Jersey. In partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, Dr. Libutti will be recruiting researchers and clinicians to build laboratory sciences, clinical research, and expand cancer services across the RWJBarnabas Health network to meet community and academic needs for inpatient and outpatient activities.