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The Gerstner Sloan Kettering faculty brings together outstanding scientists working at the forefront of biomedical research. Browse our Research and 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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129 Faculty Members found
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Michelle Bradbury Lab Group
Michelle S. Bradbury, MD, PhD
Professor
Clinician-scientist Michelle Bradbury develops translational, tumor-targeting, PET-optical silica nanoparticle probes for diagnostics, drug delivery, and sensing.
  • PhD – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • MD – George Washington University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
The Renier Brentjens Lab
Renier J. Brentjens, MD, PhD
Professor
Physician-scientist Renier Brentjens develops novel immunotherapies for leukemias and lymphomas.
  • MD, PhD, The State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
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
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Chandarlapaty Lab
Sarat Chandarlapaty, MD, PhD
Associate 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 focuses on the molecular mechanisms of cell death and their implications in tumorigenesis and cancer therapy, with primary emphasis on lung and kidney cancers.
  • 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
Associate 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
Chemical Biology Program
Pictured: Chiosis Lab
Gabriela Chiosis, PhD
Professor
The Chiosis lab uses a unique chemical biology approach to understand, diagnose, and treat cellular processes associated with chronic molecular stress, with the ultimate goal of developing novel therapeutic options for use in the clinic.
  • PhD, Columbia University