Selected Interviews with the NCI Director

Dr. Norman Sharpless talks with media, scientific, and nonprofit organizations about basic science, clinical research, and the work of NCI.

NCI's 2019 Plans: Conversations with the NCI Director

NCI Director Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, in conversation with Drs. Elizabeth Jaffee and Dafna Bar-Sagi, provides an overview of NCI’s budget and plans as well as what's on the horizon for FY 2019 to the extramural community.

Sharpless: With $500 million, NCI can create data federation that would change research in childhood cancer
The Cancer Letter, March 10, 2019

Exclusive Interview: NCI Director Talks Big Data, Clinical Trials, the Cancer Research Workforce—and Why He Lives to Conquer Cancer
ASCO in Action Podcast, March 6, 2019

Norman E. Sharpless, MD: From Director of a Comprehensive Cancer Center to Director of the NCI
The ASCO Post, February 25, 2019

NCI'S 2019 Plans: Conversation with the NCI Director
National Cancer Institute, January 25, 2019

Articulating a Vision: 2018 ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition
The ASCO Post Newsreels, December 1, 2018

Killing Cancer: Creating cutting-edge treatments
Chasing Cancer, Washington Post Live, November 13, 2018

Q&A: Conversation with The Cancer Letter
The Cancer Letter, October 19, 2018

NCI Director on the need for more research on e-cigarettes
CBS This Morning Podcast, September 6, 2018

Behind The Latest Breast Cancer Research
NPR, June 6, 2018

Q&A: Ned Sharpless on His Vision for NCI
Cancer Discovery, May 4, 2018

His six-month “listening tour” almost over, Sharpless discusses his vision for NCI
The Cancer Letter, February 23, 2018

Why NIH's Cancer Chief Thinks We're Making History
Bloomberg Law, January 30, 2018 (Transcript available)

Big Questions, Tough Answers
ASH Clinical News, January 29, 2018

Seeking Precision at NCI
BioCentury, January 4, 2018

New NCI director expects big data to revolutionize cancer research, care
Science, December 21, 2017

  • Updated: March 12, 2019