Logan Spector, PhD
University of Minnesota
Dr. Logan Spector is a childhood cancer epidemiologist who studies the etiology of these diseases, with a particular focus on childhood leukemia. He received his Ph.D. from Emory University in 2002 and since then has been faculty at the University of Minnesota, where he started and leads the Childhood Cancer Genomics Group. He is immediate past Chair for Epidemiology with the Children’s Oncology Group and is current Chair of the Childhood Cancer and Leukemia International Consortium. Dr. Spector uses both classic and genetic epidemiology to understand the causes of childhood leukemia with the goals of predicting risk, enabling early detection, and, someday, preventing it entirely.