Our studies in pediatric oncology and cancer biology are focused on cellular plasticity, a phenomenon that relates both to the fundamental mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis and to the development of improved rational therapies. 

Office phone:
646-888-2593; Assistant: Pascale Presendor, 646-888-2194
Laboratory phone:
646-888-3557
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Selected Achievements

Scholar Award, American Society of Hematology (2013)

Career Award for Medical Scientists, Burroughs Wellcome Fund (2013)

Young Investigator Award, American Society for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2013)

Young Investigator Award, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (2012)

Research Award, Society of Pediatric Research (2009)

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Residency, Boston Children’s Hospital

MD and PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and New York University