Igor Matushansky

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, USA

Igor Matushansky received his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Columbia University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He then went on to attend the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he received his M.D. degree as well as the Ph.D. degree in molecular biology. For his graduate work, he received the Julius Marmur Award for Thesis Research. He performed his internal medicine training at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in medical oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He cares for patients with solid tumors with an emphasis on sarcomas. He is currently involved in clinical, translational research in sarcomas and teaching medical oncology fellows. He coordinates a laboratory effort aimed at establishing a relationship between normal connective tissue development and sarcoma genesis as well as translating those findings into therapeutic modalities.

Biography Updated on 1 August 2011

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