Gynecologic Oncology Team

Yusuf A. Hannun, MD

Researcher Profile

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Yusuf A. Hannun, MD


Stony Brook Cancer Center

Cancer Genes & Molecular Regulation

Research Interest:
Dr. Yusuf Hannun is an internationally-known researcher in the area of lipids, protein kinases and signal transduction. His current research, supported by five National Institutes of Health grants totaling $1.7 million, focuses on lipid signaling mechanisms and networks, to potentially create highly targeted therapies for cancer, neurological disorders, inflammation and metabolic disorders. He is also the principal investigator on a 15-year program grant from the National Cancer Institute.

Academic Title:
Joel Strum Kenny Professor in Cancer Research

Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center
Vice Dean for Cancer Medicine

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Selected Publications