Tyme, Inc., a research and development company focused on developing drug candidates for the treatment of cancer, has appointed Giuseppe Del Priore, MD, '91 GMER, MPH, to serve on its Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Del Priore, a renowned gynecologic oncologist, scientist and teacher, is the National Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Southeastern Regional Director at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Del Priore to the Medical Advisory Board for Tyme,” said chief executive officer Steve Hoffman. “He is a true leader in the field of oncology and we look forward to benefitting from his guidance and expertise as we take our therapies to the next stage of clinical development.”
Dr. Del Priore added, “Joining the Medical Advisory Board for Tyme is very exciting. I believe Tyme has tremendous potential to one day provide innovative oncology treatments for patients and I look forward to providing support and guidance to the company as it progresses its clinical programs.”
Prior to his work at the CTCA, Dr. Del Priore was professor and director of gynecologic oncology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, where he directed its gynecologic oncology fellowship program and continued to teach. He previously also served as director of gynecologic oncology at New York Downtown Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, and Bellevue Hospital in New York City, as well as assistant director of gynecologic oncology at New York University School of Medicine.
Dr. Del Priore earned his medical degree with distinction in research from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He studied at The City University of New York's Brooklyn College in a combined bachelor of arts/doctor of medicine program, earning both degrees in seven years. Dr. Del Priore graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts in philosophy and was valedictorian of his medical school class. He received his master of public health in biostatistics and epidemiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed other post-graduate training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Rochester.
U.S. News and World Report named Dr. Del Priore one of its "Best Doctors" in 2011 and 2012. He is an active scientist and prolific writer. He has authored and published more than 170 papers, book chapters and abstracts and written three books.
Dr. Del Priore has received two patents and has others pending. He has served on several committees and organizations, including current appointments at the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, and previously the Gynecologic Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute Cooperative Group. He also is an examiner for the American Osteopathic Association Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gyn Oncology subspecialty section.
In his free time, Dr. Del Priore has given back to his community by serving as a volunteer physician as a part of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, as a volunteer firefighter in Westchester County, New York, as an auxiliary police officer with the New York Police Department, and as a volunteer ambulance driver with the Bay Ridge Ambulance Volunteer Organization.