Kevin B. Jones, MD
After studying literature at Harvard, Medicine at Johns Hopkins, Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Iowa, and Musculoskeletal Oncology at the University of Toronto, Kevin brought his wife and four children to Salt Lake City, Utah. While a faculty surgeon, he spent five years in a mentored position in the laboratory of Mario Capecchi. Now holding the L.B. and Olive S. Young Presidential Endowed Chair for Cancer Research in the Department of Orthopaedics, Dr. Jones provides surgical care for the full range of neoplastic diseases that afflict the musculoskeletal system in children and adults. His laboratory in the Department of Oncological Science at the Huntsman Cancer Institute studies the epigenetic regulation of transcription, using mouse models of translocation-associated sarcomas, especially synovial sarcoma, alveolar soft part sarcoma, and clear cell sarcoma.