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Attending Physician Award

David Diuguid, MD
Department of Medicine

Dr. David Diuguid is the Hope Sheridan Associate Professor of Clinical Hematology in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.


Fellow Award

Andrew Eisenberger, MD
Department of Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Andrew Eisenberger completed his undergraduate studies at Columbia University and received his medical degree in 2001 from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


How Cancer Acquired Its Own Biographer

In Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s lab, a Stanley Kubrick-like space at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University...


Cancer as Old Foe and Goad to Science

On its first page “The Emperor of All Maladies” sets forth its intention: to be a definitive history of how cancer has been understood...


Alfred I. Neugut, MD, PhD,

The Myron M. Studner Professor of Cancer Research in Medicine and professor of epidemiology (Mailman), has received a three-year grant of $1.6 million from the National Cancer Institute for the Columbia-South Africa Training Program for Research on HIV-associated Malignancies. This program aims to strengthen the institutional base for bench-to-bedside research on HIV-related malignancies at three major institutions at the epicenter of the HIV pandemic and to give the rising generation of scientists a global health perspective. Dr. Neugut also has received a three-year Health Disparity Award of $717,000 from the DoD/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program for research titled "Racial Disparities in Palliative Care for Prostate Cancer." The study will explore key variables, especially race, but also tumor and provider characteristics and health care settings, which can be analyzed from a large population-based administrative database, and investigate their roles in three common palliative settings among prostate cancer patients.