James Graham Brown Cancer Center


Jason Chesney named director of UofL’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D.

Jason Chesney, MD, PhD, will take the reins as director of the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center, pending approval by the UofL Board of Trustees. In making the announcement, Gregory C. Postel, MD, interim president of the university, noted that Chesney will begin serving as acting director until the board takes formal action on the appointment.

With extraordinary support from the James Graham Brown Foundation, KentuckyOne Health, Kosair Charities, the Louisville community and the University of Louisville’s President Dr. James Ramsey, the James Graham Brown Cancer Center is providing and developing through innovative research the most effective approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center's Clinical Programs offer patients the latest types of cancer treatments, state-of-the-art multidisciplinary care, and access to cancer trials of innovative treatments.

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center's Cancer Research Programs span laboratory science, clinical research, and population-based studies and are conducted by teams from multiple University of Louisville Departments and other academic institutions. We are a nationally-recognized center for the development of experimental cancer therapeutics and diagnostics and have the largest cancer trials program in the region.

Importantly, we are also training the next generation of cancer scientists and physicians and providing education about cancer prevention, with special attention to the needs of under-served populations in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.



Donald M. Miller, MD, PhD


We all know someone who has lost the battle with this ubiquitous disease. We all fear it could happen to us.

The fight against cancer is one of the most daunting challenges confronting our nation today. And nowhere in the United States is that battle raging more fiercely than right here in Kentucky. We lead the nation in the number of people stricken by this disease. And we lead the nation in the number of cancer-related deaths.



Cancer treatment is complex, and you and your family will have many questions throughout your course of treatment. At James Graham Brown Cancer Center, we welcome your questions and strive to connect you with someone who can address them promptly.

For all information, referrals and appointments, one call does it all with (502)562-HOPE(502)562-HOPE (4673). Our toll free number is 1-866-530-55161-866-530-5516 FREE. This line operates Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can refer you to anything you may need.


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James Graham Brown Cancer Center"

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am to 4:30 pm

No holiday hours


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