Stuart A Aaronson

Stuart A Aaronson, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Medicine

Research Topics:

Aging, Cancer, Growth Factors and Receptors, Oncogenes, Signal Transduction

Dr. Aaronson received his M.D. from UCSF in 1966. He joined the National Institutes of Health in 1967 and became Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the National Cancer Institute in 1977. He joined Mount Sinai in 1993 and is the Jack and Jane B. Aron Professor and Founding Chair, Emeritus of the Department of Oncological Sciences. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Distinguished Service Medal from the U.S. Public Health Service, the AACR Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research Award , and the Paul Erhlich Prize from Germany. He is the author of over 550 publications, an inventor on more than 40 patents, and serves on numerous editorial boards and scientific advisory committees.

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Cancer Biology [CAB], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]


BS, University of California, Berkeley

MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Moffitt Hospital

National Cancer Institute