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Stuart A Aaronson, MD
    • Positions
    • FOUNDING CHAIR EMERITUS AND PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
    • PROFESSOR | Medicine
    • Language
    • English

Dr. Aaronson received his M.D. from UCSF in 1966. He joined the National Institutes of Health in 1967 and became Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the National Cancer Institute in 1977. He joined Mount Sinai in 1993 and is the Jack and Jane B. Aron Professor and Founding Chair, Emeritus of the Department of Oncological Sciences. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Distinguished Service Medal from the U.S. Public Health Service, the AACR Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research Award , and the Paul Erhlich Prize from Germany. He is the author of over 550 publications, an inventor on more than 40 patents, and serves on numerous editorial boards and scientific advisory committees.


Research Topics

Aging, Cancer, Growth Factors and Receptors, Oncogenes, Signal Transduction

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Biophysics and Systems Pharmacology [BSP], Cancer Biology [CAB]

Education

BS, University of California, Berkeley

MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

, Moffitt Hospital

, National Cancer Institute

Language

English