Anil Potti – Recipient Of Jimmy V Foundation Translational Research AwardAnil Potti is a dedicated medical oncologist, with many years of professional experience. He is an adventurelover who takes part in a variety of outdoor activities. In addition to this, he likes watching his favorite moviesduring leisure hours. He also volunteers for various social welfare activities. Furthermore, he donates money tothe local church and the local school system.As a compassionate clinical professional, Anil Potti strives to provide the best possible care to his patients. Hepatiently listens to their concerns and provides them complete assistance throughout the course of treatment. Helays emphasis on personalized cancer treatment and believes that personalizing the cancer therapy will not onlyimprove the efficacy, but also spare patients unnecessary toxicity. According to him, there are two venues thatneed to be pursued to achieve some real success in cancer therapy. These venues are: clinical trials with anindependent oversight to validate the biomarkers and a complete registry (biobanking with clinical annotation).There is a need of concerted effort that can bring together major community hospitals and academic centers inalliances to deliver personalized cancer care.Anil Potti pursued his M.B.B.S. degree from Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore (India). Before that,he attended LFJ College in Secunderabad to complete his undergraduate studies in Biology, Physics &Chemistry (Majors). He has held many positions with different organizations, including UND School ofMedicine and Health Sciences as Assistant Professor. In 2007, he received board-certification in MedicalOncology. He was the member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, American Association of CancerResearch (AACR), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), National Lung Cancer Partnership, andCorrelative Science Committee (CALGB).Over the course of his career, Anil Potti has obtained many awards. Some of these awards are Leonard P. TowHumanism in Medicine Award (2003), Jimmy V Foundation Translational Research Award, BurroughsWellcome Physician Award, ASCO IDEA Mentor Award, Lisa Stafford Clinical Research Prize, Robert SilberResearch Prize, Outstanding Teacher award- Internal Medicine Residents, and more.