Session date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Yusuf A Hannun, MD

Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center

Vice Dean for Cancer Medicine

Joel Strum Kenny Professor in Cancer Research

Stony Brook University

Yusuf A. Hannun, M.D. is the Director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center and the Joel Kenney Professor in Cancer Research. Dr. Hannun is an internationally known researcher in the areas of lipids, protein kinases, and signal transduction. His novel contributions to science in the field of lipid biology have opened up a new field of investigation centered on the study of sphingolipids and their roles in cancer biology, inflammation, and cancer therapeutics. Dr. Hannun has published more than 500 scientific manuscripts, edited seven books and authored 7 patents.  His H index is currently 122 with more than 58,000 citations to his work.  Dr. Hannun has received numerous national scientific and professional honors.

Location: 
Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 South 10th Street
Room 105/107
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
Session Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance

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