Meet Our Cancer Therapeutics Program Team

The cancer therapeutics research team at Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center brings together world renowned, multidisciplinary cancer scientists and clinicians focused on identifying new treatment targets and novel cancer therapeutics. The experienced team collaborates with other onsite programs and, building on the innovative cancer research taking place here, conducts many clinical therapeutic trials at the Cancer Center.

Cancer Therapeutics Program Team Leaders

Get acquainted with the nationally recognized leaders of our cancer therapeutics research team. These experts guide our efforts to turn the latest scientific discoveries into powerful cancer treatments using state-of-the-art technology.

Steven C. Almo, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Evripidis Gavathiotis, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Cancer Therapeutics Program Team

Our interdisciplinary research team includes specialists in many areas of cancer research and treatment. Together, they work to increase our understanding of cancer and advance care for the disease, benefiting patients and their loved ones.

Jesus D. Anampa Mesias, MD

Attending Physician, Medical Oncology, Montefiore

Michael D. Brenowitz, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Edward Chu, MD, MMS

Director, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center and Vice President, Cancer Medicine

David Cowburn, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Eugen Dhimolea, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology

Tim Q. Duong, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiology

Sheldon M. Feldman, MD

Chief, Division of Breast Surgery & Breast Surgical Oncology Director, Breast Cancer Services Professor, Department of Surgery

Andras Fiser, PhD

Professor, Department of Systems & Computational Biology

Evripidis Gavathiotis, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

David S. Geller, MD

Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation

Lisa M. Gennarini, MD

Director of Hematologic Malignancies

I. David Goldman, MD

Professor, Department of Oncology (Medical Oncology)

Claudia Gravekamp, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Chandan Guha, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Innovation/Tech Transfer, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Balazs Halmos, MD, MS

Associate Director, Clinical Science, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Bang H. Hoang, MD

Co-Director, Orthopedic Oncology

Adilia Hormigo, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Oncology (Medical Oncology)

Rafi Kabarriti, MD

Attending Physician, Radiation Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center

Shalom Kalnicki, MD

Associate Director, Clinical Affairs, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Ganjam V. Kalpana, PhD

Professor, Department of Genetics

Seiya Kitamura, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Richard N. Kitsis, MD

Attending Cardiologist, Montefiore

Dennis Y. Kuo, MD

Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health (Gynecological Oncology)

Jonathan R. Lai, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Gregoire Lauvau, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Rebecca A. Levine, MD

Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery

Adam S. Levy, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Hayley M. McDaid, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Oncology (Medical Oncology)

Steven A. Porcelli, MD

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Mark P. Schoenberg, MD

University Professor & Chairman

Vern L. Schramm, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Edward L. Schwartz, PhD

Professor, Department of Oncology (Medical Oncology)

Simone Sidoli, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Richard V. Smith, MD

Chair, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

Wolfgang A. Tome, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Yinghao Wu, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Systems & Computational Biology

Xingxing Zang, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology