Romanos Sklavenitis Pistofidis, A medical doctor currently studying cancer genomics, with a background in cultural journalism, writing novels and storytelling

A medical doctor currently studying cancer genomics, with a background in cultural journalism, writing novels and storytelling

Romanos is a medical doctor, working as a postdoc in Ghobrial Lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad. He studies Multiple Myeloma and Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia genomics, splitting his time between molecular/cellular and computational biology. Prior to joining the Broad, Romanos worked as a cultural journalist and writer for ten years. He has published two novels and a few short stories. As such, Romanos has a good understanding of the writing process and what it takes to tell a story properly. He believes that great science needs great storytelling and rhythmic prose.