Senior Staff officer, Imaging Scientist, Manager Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource, Columbia University, NYCBiography
Christopher Damoci is the Senior Staff Officer, Imaging Scientist and Manager of the Columbia University Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. After receiving his Bachelor's from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2001, Chris Damoci started working at the Garden State Cancer Center and the Center for Molecular Medicine and Immunology. He then moved to ImClone Systems and then Eli Lilly and Company focusing on preclinical experimental therapeutics in their monoclonal antibody platforms. He has also worked as part of the teams that brought a number of breakthrough drugs to market, specifically Erbitux (Cetuximab) and Cyramza (Ramucirumab). In his current role at Columbia, he mentors the next generations of research scientists throughout the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, teaching the benefits of noninvasive imaging like MRI, CT, Ultrasound and Optical for their ongoing longitudinal imaging studies.