Assistant Professor, Hematology
Executive Director, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Research
Area of Interest
Kaitlin Morrison, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member with primary research interests in the translation of basic and translational findings and discoveries from the bench into early phase clinical trials.
Kaitlin is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the UNC Lineberger clinical research infrastructure, and co-leads strategic planning driving clinical research infrastructure optimization, process improvements, recruitment/retention of employees and alignment of UNC Lineberger and UNC Healthcare system goals. Kaitlin is also responsible for the oversight of UNC Lineberger’s clinical development program that includes investigator-initiated trials using investigational drugs/ biologics provided by pharmaceutical partners, and UNC developed and/or manufactured investigational products.
Her research interests focus on regulatory strategy, FDA interactions, clinical protocol development and patient education with a focus on developing clinical trials that are operationally feasible, data driven and patient friendly.