Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD


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Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD (D.Phil), is a cancer physician and researcher. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician at the CU/NYU Presbyterian Hospital. A Rhodes Scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School and was a Fellow at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The Emperor of All Maladies, published by Scribner in 2010, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, named one of the ten Best Books of 2010 by the New York Times Book Review, and is the basis for the PBS miniseries Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. He has published also articles in Nature, New England Journal of Medicine, Neuron, Journal of Clinical Investigation, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, and The New Republic. He lives in New York with his wife and daughters.