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Yusuf HannunDirector of Stony Brook Cancer Center; Vice Dean for Cancer Medicine; Joel Strum Kenny Professor in Cancer ResearchMedicineRenaissance School of Medicine
Yusuf Hannun focuses on studying basic mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis and therapeutics. He is an expert in cancer genetics and is an internationally recognized leader in the study of bioactive lipids (fatty molecules that play important roles in the behavior of cells) and how disorders in their mechanisms play important roles in cancer. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his research.
- Fellowship, Duke University
- MD and Residency, American University of Beirut Medical Center
November 22, 2022Tolbert named HHMI VP; new phase for HannunAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyRead ArticleSeptember 3, 2022Unhealthy living is responsible for cancer, not your genesVanguard NewsRead ArticleJuly 16, 2022Study reveals cancer screenings declined during start of pandemicTimes Beacon RecordRead ArticleDecember 30, 2021SBU’s Del Poeta finds a clue that may aid the COVID battleTimes Beacon RecordRead ArticleMarch 16, 2023Mysterious lipids may predict cardiac problems better than cholesterolScience MagazineRead Article