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Ellen Sigal, PhD, is Chair and founder of Friends of Cancer Research (www.focr.org), a cancer research think tank and advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. During the last twenty years, Dr. Sigal has been an advocate for finding new and better treatments for patients through advancing science and research. She has served on the National Cancer Institute Board of Scientific Advisors and the National Institutes of Health Director’s Council of Public Representatives. She was a presidential appointee to the National Cancer Advisory Board where she chaired the Budget and Planning Committee that oversees the federal cancer budget. She is currently Vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA and Chair of the Public-private Partnerships Committee of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. She is a board member of the American Association of Cancer Research Foundation and Duke University Cancer Center. She received a BA and masters from Brooklyn College and a PhD from Rutgers.

Conflicts of Interest

As of January 29, 2021

Financial or Business Associations:

  • FIDELITY 500 INDEX FD-INS, Stock, Jointly and Spouse
  • JPMORGAN BETABUILDERS EUROPE ETF, Stock, Spouse
  • JPMORGAN BETABUILDERS JAPAN ETF, Stock, Spouse
  • ISHARES CORE MSCI EMERGING, Stock, Jointly and Spouse
  • PIMCO INCOME FUND-INS, Stock, Jointly
  • ISHARES CORE MSCI EAFE ETF, Stock, Spouse
  • ISHARES RUSSELL 1000 VALUE ETF, Stock, Spouse and Jointly
  • ISHARES MSCI EAFE ETF, Stock, Jointly and Spouse
  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF TRUST, Stock, Jointly
  • ISHARES CORE MSCI EAFE ETF, Stock, Jointly and Spouse
  • ISHARES RUSSELL 1000 GROWTH ETF, Stock, Spouse and Jointly

Personal Associations:

  • Friends of Cancer Research, Chair or other Board Officer
  • Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Board member
  • Stand Up 2 Cancer, Committee or Work Groups member
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Advisory Board member
  • Duke University Cancer Center, Board of Overseers
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Council, Advisory Council Member
  • GWU Milken Institute School of Public Health, Advisory Board Member
  • Reagan-Udall Foundation, Chair or other Board officer
  • Stand Up 2 Cancer (SU2C) Catalyst Executive Committee, Committee/Work Groups Member
  • Grail, Consultant
  • EQRx, Consultant
  • The George Washington University Medical Center, Medical Faculty Associates Board of Trustees, Spouse
  • George Washington University, Board member, Spouse
  • United States Holocaust Collections and Conservation Committee, Board member, Spouse
  • New York University Faculty of Arts and Science, Board member, Spouse
  • NYU-DC Steering Committee, Board member, Spouse
  • DC Students Constructions Trades Foundation, Board member, Child

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