Company: Labcorp Oncology
Job title: Head of Oncology & Biomarker Solution Center
Dr. Maria Prendes serves as the therapeutic area lead for oncology at our Biomarker Solution Center; she has more than 20 years of experience in the study and characterization of oncology biomarkers. In addition, Dr. Prendes has 14 years of industry experience in the identification of biomarker targets for a variety of therapies in multiple modalities (monotherapy, combination therapy, bispecifics, ADC, small molecule inhibitors, CART and others), as well as a variety of indications, from solid tumors to hematological malignancies. Dr Prendes received extensive training in Immuno-Oncology and Tumor Biology at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Columbia University, and Mount Sinai Cancer Center, and she has 48 patents related to oncology and immuno-therapies.