Dr. Schwaab joins Roswell Park Cancer Institute

December 17, 2009

Roswell Park Cancer Institute has appointed Thomas Schwaab, MD, PhD, as staff physician and assistant professor of oncology in the departments of urology and immunology. Dr. Schwaab offers laparascopic and robot-assisted surgery to patients with kidney cancer and other genitourinary cancers.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute has appointed Thomas Schwaab, MD, PhD, as staff physician and assistant professor of oncology in the departments of urology and immunology. Dr. Schwaab offers laparascopic and robot-assisted surgery to patients with kidney cancer and other genitourinary cancers.

Dr. Schwaab comes to Roswell Park from the Center for Urologic Care, Concord Hospital, Concord, NH. He also served as an adjunct assistant professor of medicine in the Immunologic Therapy Program, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, and an adjunct assistant professor of surgery at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH.

Dr. Schwaab’s research interests focus on vaccine-based immunotherapy, dendritic cell vaccines, antigen presentation on CD1 molecules, and regulation of T regulatory and T suppressor cells. His clinical research is centered on laparoscopy and robotic surgery.