SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE, M.D., D.Phil.
Columbia University

Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., D.Phil., is a physician, oncologist, and author best known for his 2010 book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. He studied biology at Stanford University, obtained a D.Phil. from University of Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and an M.D. from Harvard University. A trained hematologist and oncologist, Dr. Mukherjee's research focuses on the links between normal stem cells and cancer cells and his lab is known for its discovery of skeletal stem cells. Since 2009, Mukherjee has been an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. He has been the Plummer Visiting Professor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the Joseph Garland lecturer at the Massachusetts Medical Society, and an honorary visiting professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Mukherjee has been published in Cell, Nature Medicine and the New England Journal of Medicine.