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The Gerstner Sloan Kettering faculty brings together outstanding scientists and engineers working at the forefront of biomedical research and cancer engineering. Browse our list of Faculty and learn more about each faculty member’s area of investigation.

Faculty members who do not serve as dissertation mentors but who make contributions to the education of our students by teaching or serving as clinical mentors are appointed as Gerstner Sloan Kettering Special Contributing Faculty.

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136 Faculty Members found
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
The Adrienne Boire Lab
Adrienne A. Boire, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Physician-scientist Adrienne Boire studies metastasis to the central nervous system.
  • PhD, Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Chrysothemis Brown, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor
The Brown Lab studies how the tissue environment shapes immune cell fate and function during early life immune development, inflammation, and cancer.
  • MA, University of Oxford
  • MBBS, Royal Free and University College London
  • PhD, King’s College London
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Jian Carrot-Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Computational Geneticist focused on germline-somatic interaction in multi-ethnic populations.
  • Postdoc: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Broad Institute
  • PhD, McGill University
  • Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Chandarlapaty Lab
Sarat Chandarlapaty, MD, PhD
Professor
Physician-scientist Sarat Chandarlapaty studies the regulation of growth factor signaling networks in cancer.
  • MD, Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • PhD, University of North Carolina
Immunology Program
The Jayanta Chaudhuri Lab
Jayanta Chaudhuri, PhD
Professor
Immunologist Jayanta Chaudhuri studies the mechanisms of immunoglobulin gene diversification.
  • PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
The Chen Lab
Yu Chen, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Physician-scientist Yu Chen studies the role of transcription factors that are critical for prostate cancer development.
  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • PhD, The Rockefeller University
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
The Cheng Lab
Emily H. Cheng, MD, PhD
Professor
Physician-scientist Emily Cheng studies the molecular mechanisms of cell death and their implications in tumorigenesis, tumor-microenvironment interactions, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy.
  • MD, Taipei Medical University
  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Nai-Kong Cheung Lab Group
Nai-Kong V. Cheung, MD, PhD
Professor
Physician-scientist Nai-Kong Cheung focuses on engineering antibodies and immune cells to treat both solid tumors and liquid tumors in children.
  • MD, PhD (Immunology), Harvard Medical School
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Chi Lab
Ping Chi, MD, PhD
Professor
Physician-scientist Ping Chi studies genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of transcriptional regulation by oncogenic factors in GIST, MPNST, melanoma and other solid tumors.
  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • PhD, The Rockefeller University