Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, DPhil

Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, DPhil is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and a Staff Physician at Columbia University Medical Center. He is the author of “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,” winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction, “The Laws of Medicine,” and “The Gene: An Intimate History.” Siddhartha’s laboratory seeks to understand the biology of blood development, with a special interest in malignant and premalignant blood diseases, and a goal of developing novel therapeutic strategies. Siddhartha trained as a hematologist and oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute of Harvard Medical School and was on the staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He obtained a DPhil in immunology from Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and an MD from Harvard Medical School.