The study of agents that selectively target histone deacetylases and cause transformed cell growth arrest, terminal differentiation, apoptosis, and cell death.

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Selected Achievements

Biotechnology Achievement Award, Dart /NYU (2013)

Doctor of Science (hon. Caus.), Columbia University (2000)

Gold Medal for Distinguished Academic Accomplishments, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1994)

President's National Medal of Science (1991)

President's Cancer Panel (1976-1979) 

Council, National Academy of Sciences (1984-1987)

Discovery of SAHA (vorinostat)

Identification of HDAC6 specific inhibitor