Research Awards & Honors

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers are a distinguished group of investigators who have been recognized by national and international organizations for their work in science and medicine.

Learn more about the awards and honors our scientists have received.

Pictured: Craig Thompson
President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich
Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI
Pictured: Joan Massagué
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute
Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, MSK
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Pictured: Kenneth J. Marians
Chair, Molecular Biology Program, SKI; Dean, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Pictured: Scott Lowe
Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Kathryn Adnerson
Chair, Developmental Biology Program, SKI
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Pictured: Peter Bach
Director, Center for Health Policy and Outcomes
Sohail Tavazoie
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller University
Pictured: David Solit
Director, Marie-Josée & Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology
David Scheinberg
Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics
Pictured: Michel Sadelain
Director, Center for Cell Engineering
Pictured: C. Ola Landgren
Chief, Myeloma Service
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
The Lorenz Studer Lab
Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology
Pictured: Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue
Director of Genomics Research, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Ronald DeMatteo, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Acting Chief, Colorectal Service; Director, General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Pictured: Renier J. Brentjens
Director, Cellular Therapeutics
The José Baselga Lab
Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital
Scott Armstrong
Director, Center for Epigenetics Research; Director, Leukemia Center
Pictured: Craig Thompson
President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
David Scheinberg
Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
The José Baselga Lab
Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital
Scott Armstrong
Director, Center for Epigenetics Research; Director, Leukemia Center
Pictured: Kenneth J. Marians
Chair, Molecular Biology Program, SKI; Dean, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Pictured: Scott Lowe
Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Kathryn Adnerson
Chair, Developmental Biology Program, SKI
Scott Armstrong
Director, Center for Epigenetics Research; Director, Leukemia Center
The José Baselga Lab
Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital
Jimmie C. Holland, MD -- Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology
Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Pictured: Craig Thompson
President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
The Lorenz Studer Lab
Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology
Kathryn Adnerson
Chair, Developmental Biology Program, SKI
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Pictured: Joan Massagué
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich
Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI
Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, MSK
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Pictured: Craig Thompson
President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, MSK
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich
Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI
Kathryn Adnerson
Chair, Developmental Biology Program, SKI
The José Baselga Lab
Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital
Murray F. Brennan, MD, FACS -- Vice President for International Programs; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology
Vice President for International Programs; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology; Director, The Bobst International Center
Lisa M. DeAngelis
Chair, Department of Neurology; Lillian Rojtman Berkman Chair in Honor of Jerome B. Posner
Kathleen M. Foley, MD -- The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Chair
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Chair
Jimmie C. Holland, MD -- Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology
Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology
Pictured: Hedvig Hricak
Chair, Department of Radiology
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Pictured: Joan Massagué
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute
Pictured: Malcolm Pike
Attending Epidemiologist
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Peter T. Scardino, MD, FACS -- Chair, Department of Surgery; David H. Koch Chair; Member, Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program
Chair, Department of Surgery; David H. Koch Chair
Pictured: Craig Thompson
President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Pictured: Scott Lowe
Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich
Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI
Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Chair, Immunology Program, SKI; Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, MSK
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
David Scheinberg
Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
The Charles Sawyers Lab
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Scott Armstrong
Director, Center for Epigenetics Research; Director, Leukemia Center
Pictured: Scott Lowe
Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, SKI; Chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich
Chair, Structural Biology Program, SKI
Pictured: Joan Massagué
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute
Pictured: Thomas Kelly
Director, Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences; Provost, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Pictured: Joan Massagué
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute