Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories


Within Memorial Hospital, many scientists lead research laboratories, including some physician-scientists who apply insights from the clinic to their laboratory work. Our investigators conduct research ranging from analyzing genetic changes in patient tumor samples to developing new imaging techniques to studying the best ways to optimize radiation therapy delivery.

Learn more about our investigators who head basic and translational research laboratories within Memorial Hospital.

Main Image_Prasad Adusumilli
Prasad S. Adusumilli

Deputy Chief and Attending, Thoracic Service; Vice Chair for Translational Research, Department of Surgery; Co-Director, Mesothelioma Program; Head, Solid Tumors Cell Therapy, Cellular Therapeutics Center

Dr Cristina R. Antonescu (MD)
Cristina R. Antonescu

Director, Soft Tissue and Bone Pathology

Samuel Bakhoum, MD, PhD
Samuel Bakhoum

Assistant Member, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program; Assistant Attending, Department of Radiation Oncology

Pictured: Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Vinod Balachandran

Member, David. M Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Michael Berger, PhD
Michael F. Berger

Co-Director, Marie-Josée & Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology; Attending, Molecular Diagnostics Service, Department of Pathology

Adrienne A. Boire
Adrienne A. Boire
Chrysothemis Brown
Chrysothemis Brown
Jian Carrot-Zhang
Jian Carrot-Zhang

GSK Faculty Member

Pictured: Brett S. Carver
Brett S. Carver
Pictured: Sarat Chandarlapaty
Sarat Chandarlapaty

Patricia and James Cayne Chair for Junior Faculty

Yu Chen
Yu Chen
Emily H. Cheng, MD, PhD
Emily H. Cheng

Attending Pathologist, Department of Pathology; Member, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

The Nai-Kong Cheung Lab
Nai-Kong V. Cheung

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Pediatric Oncology, Pediatrics

Ping Chi
Ping Chi

Associate Member, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Jonathan Coleman
Jonathan Coleman
Aimee Crago, MD, PhD
Aimee Crago
Pictured: Amita Shukla Dave
Amita Shukla Dave

Director, Quantitative Imaging; Deputy Service Chief Predictive Informatics

Joseph O. Deasy, PhD
Joseph O. Deasy

Chair, Department of Medical Physics; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Medical Physics

Liang Deng, MD, PhD
Liang Deng
Pictured: James Fagin
James A. Fagin

Head, Division of Subspecialty Medicine; Member, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Erin Gillespie
Erin Gillespie

Assistant Attending, MSK Department of Radiation Oncology; Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California San Diego; Visiting Scholar, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I)

Benjamin Greenbaum
Benjamin Greenbaum
Adriana Haimovitz-Friedman, PhD
Adriana Haimovitz-Friedman
Jada Hamilton
Jada G. Hamilton

Associate Attending Psychologist

Alan M. Hanash, MD, PhD
Alan M. Hanash
Jennifer Hay
Jennifer L. Hay

Attending Psychologist

Pictured: Daniel Higginson
Daniel S. Higginson

Radiation Oncologist

Katharine C. Hsu, MD, PhD
Katharine C. Hsu

Professor of Medicine

John L. Humm, PhD
John L. Humm

Chief, Imaging and Spectroscopic Physics

Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue
Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue

David M. Rubenstein Center Chair for Pancreatic Cancer Research; Director, Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Dr. Andrew Intlekofer
Andrew M. Intlekofer
Pictured: Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
David R. Jones, MD
David R. Jones
Pictured: Lee Jones
Lee Jones
Pictured: Kayvan R. Keshari
Kayvan R. Keshari

Fred Lebow Chair in Neuro-Oncology

Christopher A. Klebanoff
Christopher A. Klebanoff

Assistant attending and member, IOS-HOPP, MSKCC

Jason A. Koutcher, MD, PhD
Jason A. Koutcher
Andrew Kung
Andrew Kung

Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi
Marc Ladanyi
Pictured: Dr. Ross Levine
Ross L. Levine
Pictured: Jason Lewis
Jason S. Lewis

Emily Tow Chair in Oncology

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Gloria C. Li
Piro Lito, MD, PhD
Piro Lito
Gikas S. Mageras, PhD
Gikas S. Mageras

Attending Staff

Pictured: Babak J. Mehrara
Babak J. Mehrara
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Ingo Mellinghoff
Ingo K. Mellinghoff
Luc Morris
Luc Morris
Pictured: Kenneth Offit
Kenneth Offit
Irene Orlow
Irene Orlow

Attending Biologist

Eli Papemmanuil
Elli Papaemmanuil
Jonathan Peled
Jonathan Peled


Luke Pike
Luke Pike
Nagavara-Kishore Pillarsetty
Naga Vara Kishore Pillarsetty
Pictured: Vladimir Ponomarev
Vladimir Ponomarev
Simon N. Powell, MD, PhD
Simon N. Powell
Milind Rajadhyaksha, PhD
Milind Rajadhyaksha
Pictured: Shyam Rao
Shyam S. Rao
Pictured: Jorge S. Reis-Filho
Jorge S. Reis-Filho
Ed Reznik
Ed Reznik
Veronica Rotemberg
Veronica Rotemberg
Charles M. Rudin, MD, PhD
Charles M. Rudin
Dr. Charles Sawyers
Charles L. Sawyers

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Chair in Human Oncology and Pathogenesis; Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Adam Schmitt
Adam Schmitt
Nikolaus Schultz
Nikolaus Schultz

Director, Cancer Data Science Initiative; Head of Knowledge Systems, Marie-Josée & Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology; Attending Computational Oncologist, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Sohrab Shah
Sohrab Shah
Pictured: Samuel Singer
Samuel Singer

Chief, Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service; Vincent Astor Chair of Clinical Research and Director, Sarcoma Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh
Bhuvanesh Singh
J. Joshua Smith
J. Joshua Smith

Surgical Oncologist

Constantinos T. Sofocleous
Constantinos Sofocleous
Ruslan Soldatov
Ruslan Soldatov

Assistant Attending

Pictured: David Solit
David B. Solit

Director, Marie-Josée & Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology

Stephen Solomon
Stephen Solomon
Pictured: Viviane Tabar
Viviane Tabar
Pictured: Laura H. Tang
Laura H. Tang
Wesley Tansey
Wesley Tansey
Sunitha B. Thakur, PhD
Sunitha B. Thakur
Santosha Vardhana
Santosha Vardhana
Britta Weigelt, PhD
Britta Weigelt

Director, Gynecology DMT Research Laboratory

Pictured: Martin R. Weiser
Martin R. Weiser
Richard Wong
Richard J. Wong
Pictured: Dr. Yukako Yagi
Yukako Yagi
Pictured: Pat Zanzonico
Pat B. Zanzonico