Scientific Advisory Board

Mary V. Relling, Pharm.D.

Chair Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Professor, University of Tennessee, Clinical Pharmacy, Pediatrics, and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Clayton W. Naeve, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Director, Hartwell Center for Bioinformatics & Biotechnology, Member and Chief Molecular Biotechnology

Robert W. Williams, Ph.D.

Professor Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, William and Dorothy Dunavant Chair of Excellence Department of Pediatrics; Co-director: Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics


Divyen H. Patel, Ph.D., Founder/President

Dr. Patel has focused his entire scientific career in trying to find novel and innovative ways to improve the outcome in cancer patients. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Leeds in England, publishing 14 publications as a graduate student, focusing on establishing definitive methods for diagnosis of myeloid leukemia. He joined the University of Tennessee in 1992 to study signal transduction to get a better understanding of the causative agents of various disease states.