Molecular Pharmacology Program

The Michael Kharas Lab

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Pictured: Michael Kharas
Michael G. Kharas, PhD

The Kharas lab is working to identify critical pathways in both normal and leukemic hematopoietic cells.

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Pictured: Michael Kharas

Michael G. Kharas, PhD

  • Cancer biologist Michael Kharas studies RNA regulators of self-renewal in both normal and leukemic hematopoiesis.
  • PhD, University of California Irvine
kharasm@mskcc.org
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Members

Tatiana Erazo Andrade
Tatiana Erazo Andrade

Research Scholar

Yuanming  Cheng
Yuanming Cheng

Research Scholars

Karen Chu
Karen Chu
Chiara Evans
Chiara Evans
Florisela Herrejon Chavez
Florisela Herrejon Chavez

Graduate Student

Michael Kharas, PhD
Michael Kharas

Associate Member

Hanzhi Luo
Hanzhi Luo

Research Fellow - NYSTEM Training Award at the CSCB

Diu Nguyen
Diu Nguyen

Research Scholars

Sun Mi Park
Sun Mi Park

Research Associate

Thomas Rohwetter
Thomas Rohwetter
Angela Savino
Angela Savino
Anthony Velleca
Anthony Velleca
Laura Wilson
Laura Wilson

Administrative Assistant

Xuejing Yang
Xuejing Yang
Lab Alumni
Cynthia Almonte
Cynthia Almonte

Administrative Assistant

Elianna Amin

Research Fellow

Ersilia Barin
Ersilia Barin

Graduate Student at Weill Cornell

Trevor Barlowe

Research Technician

Aaron Chang

Graduate Student

Timothy Chou
Timothy Chou

Research Technician

Arthur Chow
Arthur Chow

Research Technician

Pooja Desai

Lab Intern

Gerard Minuesa  Dinares , PhD
Gerard Minuesa Dinares

Biotech

Kim Do
Kim Do

Technician, Ly Vu Lab, BC Cancer Agency

Saroj Gourkanti
Saroj Gourkanti

Graduate Student at University of California, San Diego

Tzu-Chieh Kate Ho
Tzu-Chieh Kate Ho

Research Scholar

Ming Jiang

Graduate Student

Rachel Okabe

Lab Intern

Camila Prieto
Camila Prieto

Graduate Student

Alex Schurer
Alex Schurer

Medical Student at Albert Einstein

James Taggart

Research Technician

Patrick Tivnan
Patrick Tivnan

Research Technician

Ly Vu
Ly Vu

Assistant Professor, BC Cancer Agency

Lab Affilations

Achievements

  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Career Development Award (2017)
  • Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation ‘A’ Award (2016)
  • American Society of Hematology Junior Faculty Scholar Award (2011)
  • Kimmel Scholar Award (2013)
  • V-Scholar Award (2013)

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Michael G. Kharas discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • 28-7 Therapeutics
    Provision of Services (uncompensated)
  • Accent Therapeutics
    Provision of Services

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