Komen Scholar: Dr. Matthew Ellis

Dr. Matthew Ellis, Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Biology, Director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, and Associate Director for Translational Research at the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center (Houston, TX), coordinates an interdisciplinary team of oncologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, basic scientists, and statisticians focused on improving prevention, detection, and treatment of breast cancer. His Komen-funded research is focused on finding new ways to treat patients whose advanced breast cancer has become resistant to endocrine therapy. Dr. Ellis has been a Komen Scholar since 2012.