Siddhartha Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee is a pioneering physician, oncologist, and author best known for his books, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, which earned the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, and The Gene: An Intimate History which won international awards and was recognized by The Washington Post and The New York Times as one of the most influential books of 2016. As a renowned medical scholar, his groundbreaking studies into the composition and behavior of cancer cells have pushed the boundaries of modern medicine.  His innovative research signals a paradigm shift in cancer pathology, and has enabled the development of treatments that reach beyond current pharmaceutical models toward new biological and cellular therapies. He serves as a professor of medicine at Columbia University and as a staff cancer physician at the university’s medical center. Dr Mukherjee writes for the New Yorker,The New York Times Magazine and many other publications, has received numerous awards for his scientific work, and has published his original research and opinions in journals such Nature Cell and the New England Journal of Medicine.

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