Marshall Posner, MD Email Marshall Posner
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
- PROFESSOR | Otolaryngology
- Cancer (Oncology)
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Ruttenberg Treatment Center 212-241-6756 212-241-6756
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Dr. Marshall Posner is a Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Center, and Associate Director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapeutics at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also Associate Director for Cancer Clinical Research Infrastructure for the Tisch Cancer Institute. Dr. Posner has been an advocate for clinical research and multi-disciplinary care in head and neck cancer. He participates in international symposia and on planning committees devoted to advancing clinical care and directing clinical research in head and neck cancer.
He is a current or past member of the editorial boards of many journals, including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Oncology, Oral Oncology, The Oncologist, and Head and Neck, and he serves as an ad hoc reviewer for, among others, The New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Posner has been a member of the National Institutes of Health Review Committees for the NIH Inter-Institute Program and the Specialized Programs of Research Excellence in Human Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, and of the National Cancer Institute's Special Emphasis Panel for phase II Contracts. He has published over 220 peer-reviewed basic laboratory and clinical studies, as well as multiple reviews and abstracts. He is an Section Editor for UpToDate and the Oncologist.
Dr. Posner has a long laboratory and translational research history in viral diseases and immunology and is currently leading research in the biology, immunology and therapy of HPV related oropharyngeal cancer. he holds patents in human monoclonal antibodies for treatment of human viral and bacterial related diseases.
In the News:
Dr. Posner discusses HPV-related oral cancer in the New York Times.
Dr. Posner discusses the warning signs of oral cancer and what to watch out for on the Katie Couric show.
The ASCO Post features Dr. Posner discussing "Challenges, Progress, and Future Directions in Head and Neck Cancer" (March 1, 2012)
Dr. Marshall Posner discusses the link between HPV and oropharyngeal cancers in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
American Board of Internal Medicine
- Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC)
- Head and Neck Cancers
- Merkel Cell Tumors
- Nasal Cancer
- Nasal Cavity Cancer
- Nasopharyngeal Cancer (NPC)
- Oral Cavity Cancer
- Photodynamic Therapy
- Salivary Gland Tumors
- Sinus Cancer
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Throat Cancer
- Thyroid Cancer
- Tonsil Cancer
AIDS/HIV, Anti-Tumor Therapy, Cellular Immunity, Immunology, Tumorigenesis, Viruses and Virology
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine
Boston City Hospital
Fellowship, Medical Oncology
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Ninth Warton Visiting Professor, Prince Margaret Hospital
Tisch Award for Clinical Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
HPV and Human Oropharyngeal Cancer
Translational studies to understand the biology and immunology of HPV related oropharyngeal cancer in order to inform therapeutic and preventative therapies in this disease.
Clinical Studies in Head and Neck Cancer
Development of curative therapeutics for patients with HPV positive and negative head and neck cancer, through clinical trials, drug development and translational studies using conventional chemotherapy, novel biotherapeutics vaccines and gene therapies.
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Posner during 2018 and/or 2019. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- Merck & Co., Inc.
Equity (Stock or stock options valued at greater than 5% ownership of a publicly traded company or equity of any value in a privately held company)
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