- Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences – DTCS
- Oncology 2 – Translational Clinical – OTC
Dr. Syed M. Quadri is currently the Chief of Oncological Sciences (ONC) Integrated Review Group at the Center for Scientific Review.
He supervises a staff of 18 Scientific Review Officers(SR0) and two SRO interns. ONC comprises 19 study sections that review approximately 4,500 grant applications each year. Dr. Quadri manages the review of grant applications whose topics span not only basic science research, but also cover clinical research. After earning a Ph.D. (1987) in bioorganic chemistry from George Washington University, Dr. Quadri has conducted basic and translational research focused on human cancers. He began his academic career at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, where he was an assistant professor in the Radiation Oncology Department and studied radionuclide targeted therapy. Dr. Quadri has held other faculty positions at prestigious academic institutions and oncology centers in the United States before joining CSR in 1996 as an SRO.