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Antonescu, Cristina R.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Cristina Antonescu studies the molecular pathogenesis of soft tissue sarcomas and gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

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Pictured: Michael Berger
Berger, Michael F.
Associate Director, Marie-Josée & Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Researcher Michael Berger focuses on massively parallel sequencing of tumor DNA for biomarker discovery and clinical diagnostics.
Brennan, Cameron W.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Cameron Brennan focuses on genomic analysis of human and mouse gliomas and medulloblastomas.

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Pictured: Brett S. Carver
Carver, Brett S.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Brett Carver focuses on the identification of molecular pathways involved in prostate cancer initiation and progression.
Pictured: Timothy Chan
Chan, Timothy A.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Timothy Chan focuses on the identification and characterization of tumor suppressors in glioblastoma and breast cancer.
Cheng, Emily H.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Emily Cheng focuses on the molecular mechanisms of cell death and their implications in tumorigenesis and cancer therapy, with primary emphasis on lung and kidney cancers.
Pictured: Ping Chi
Chi, Ping
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Ping Chi studies genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of transcriptional regulation by oncogenic transcription factors in GIST and other solid tumors.

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Pictured: James Fagin
Fagin, James A.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist James Fagin focuses on the pathogenesis of thyroid cancer and the role of oncogenic kinases.

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Giancotti, Filippo
Cell Biology Program
Cell biologist Filippo Giancotti investigates signaling by cell adhesion receptors, neoplastic transformation, and metastatic dissemination.

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Hanash, Alan M.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Alan Hanash studies transplant immunology and immune-mediated mechanisms of tissue damage and regeneration.
Pictured: James J. Hsieh
Hsieh, James J.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist James Hsieh focuses on developing novel therapeutics targeting cancer cell proliferation; he also directs Memorial Sloan Kettering’s translational kidney cancer research program.
Pictured: Katharine C. Hsu
Hsu, Katharine C.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Katharine Hsu studies the biology of human natural killer cells and how they contribute to disease processes.
Pictured: Jason T. Huse
Huse, Jason T.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Jason Huse focuses on the molecular pathogenesis of brain tumors, particularly high-grade gliomas.

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Pictured: Johanna Joyce
Joyce, Johanna
Cancer Biology & Genetics Program
Cancer biologist Johanna Joyce investigates the signaling pathways between cancer cells and their microenvironment in tumor progression, metastasis, and response to therapy.

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Pictured: Alex Kentsis
Kentsis, Alex
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program
Cancer biologist and pediatric oncologist Alex Kentsis leads research in the functional proteomics and genomic plasticity of refractory childhood cancers.
Pictured: Tari King
King, Tari A.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Tari King studies the molecular genetics of high-risk breast lesions and the transition from in situ to invasive breast carcinoma.

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Pictured: Marc Ladanyi
Ladanyi, Marc
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Molecular pathologist Marc Ladanyi studies the molecular pathogenesis of sarcomas, lung cancer, and mesothelioma.
Pictured: Ross Levine
Levine, Ross L.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Ross Levine focuses on the investigation of genetic basis of hematopoietic malignancies.

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Pictured: Joan Massagué
Massagué, Joan
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute
Cancer Biology & Genetics Program
Sloan Kettering Institute Director Joan Massagué studies the control of stem cell growth and phenotype in tumor progression, metastasis, and response to therapy.
Pictured: Ingo Mellinghoff
Mellinghoff, Ingo K.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Ingo Mellinghoff studies signal transduction alterations in primary brain tumors.

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Papaemmanuil, Elli
Cancer Biology & Genetics Program
Molecular geneticist Elli Papaemmanuil performs systematic interrogations of well annotated clinical trial cohorts in leukemia and cancer to explore how the compound genetic and clonal architecture in patients leukemias and tumors dictate clinical phenotype, disease progression and clinical outcomes.
Pictured: Christopher Park
Park, Christopher Y.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Christopher Park focuses on the identification and characterization of molecular pathways that regulate normal and malignant stem cells in the hematopoietic system.

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Pictured: Jorge S. Reis-Filho
Reis-Filho, Jorge S.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Jorge Reis-Filho focuses on the development of a predictive molecular classification for rare types of breast cancer and characterization of intratumor genetic heterogeneity in breast cancers.
Pictured: Neal Rosen
Rosen, Neal
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program
Pharmacologist Neal Rosen focuses on understanding biochemical mechanisms underlying phenotypes caused by tyrosine kinase activation in epithelial tumors and developing new therapeutic strategies.

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Sawyers, Charles L.
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program Chair Charles Sawyers develops molecularly targeted cancer therapy.
Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh
Singh, Bhuvanesh
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Bhuvanesh Singh focuses on delineating the role of ubiquitination in cancer pathogenesis.
Pictured: David Solit
Solit, David B.
Director, Marie-Josée & Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist David Solit studies human oncology and pathogenesis, genomics, oncogenes and tumor suppressors, cancer therapeutics, and clinical trials.

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Pictured: Laura H. Tang
Tang, Laura H.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Laura Tang studies the molecular pathogenesis of cell transformation in neuroendocrine neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas and adenocarcinomas of the stomach and gastrointestinal junction.

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Pictured: Martin R. Weiser
Weiser, Martin R.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Martin Weiser investigates the mechanisms underlying tumor spread and metastasis and how these mechanisms could be targeted.
Pictured: Hans-Guido Wendel
Wendel, Hans-Guido
Associate Member
Cancer Biology & Genetics Program
Cancer biologist Hans-Guido Wendel focuses on modeling the genetics of tumor initiation, progression, and treatment response in vivo.