Dr. Helman is the Chief of the Pediatric Oncology Branch and Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Research. He is Professor of Pediatrics and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and was a founding member and past president of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society. Dr. Helman is an associate editor for the journals Cancer Research and Clinical Cancer Research. Dr. Helman’s lab currently has two major areas of investigation related to the biology of pediatric sarcomas—the role of insulin-like growth factors on the biology of these tumors and to identify the molecular mechanisms of metastases using animal models of spontaneously metastatic.