Researcher Profile

James S. Goydos, MD

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Full Member, Clinical Investigations and Precision Therapeutics Program

Member since 1996

Academic Appointment

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Section Chief of Melanoma and Soft Tissue Oncology; and Director, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Oncology Program at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


Research Interests

  • Melanoma and soft tissue tumors
  • Lymph node mapping
  • Selective lymphadenectomy
  • Isolated limb profusions
  • Potential role of the aberrant expression of Grm1 in human melanoma development and progression

Selected Publications

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