Myriad Genetics, Inc. announced the appointment of George Daneker Jr., MD, as President and Chief Clinical Officer of Oncology, effective March 18, 2024. Dr. Daneker brings more than 30 years of oncology and precision medicine experience deeply rooted in providing accessible and equitable oncology care for all patients. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading the commercial and clinical strategy to advance Myriad?s oncology portfolio, which currently offers germline testing, tumor profiling and companion diagnostic options, including homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) testing.

Dr. Daneker most recently served as the System Vice President for Oncology and Medical Director of the Oncology Clinical Program at SSM Health, a not-for-profit health system. Prior to SSM Health, he was the System Corporate Chief Medical Officer at City of Hope (Formerly Cancer Treatment Centers of America). He holds a B.S. in biology from Loyola College and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.