Internist & Hematologic Oncologist

Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Chair

Charles L. Sawyers, MD -- Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program; Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Chair

About Me

  • Clinical Expertise: Leukemias; New Drug Development
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Johns Hopkins Medical School
  • Residencies: University of California, San Francisco
  • Fellowships: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology; Hematology

My Research

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Clinical Trials

As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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