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Yvonne Saenger

  • ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
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    Dr. Yvonne Saenger completed her undergraduate training at Harvard University, attended medical school and residency at Columbia University and completed a fellowship in oncology with a focus on melanoma at Memorial Sloan Kettering and a fellowhip in immunotherapy at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. Her clinical focus is on melanoma and immunotherapy and her research focus is on immunotherapy and immune biomarkers. Dr. Saenger is the principal investigator of multiple immunotherapy studies at Mount Sinai.  She is the recipient of a Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award and has developed a novel immune biomarker to predict survival in patients with resected stage II and stage III melanoma. In her laboratory, researching combination of oncolytic virotherapy with other therapeutic modalities. Dr. Saenger recently presented her biomarker work at the Society for the Immunotherapy of Cancer.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Saenger during 2015 and/or 2016. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Amgen Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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