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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
Pediatric oncologist and cancer biologist Alex Kentsis leads research in functional proteomics and genomic plasticity of refractory pediatric 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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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.
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.