Weill Cornell Medical College The Rockefeller University Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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TPCB Faculty

Stewart Shuman, MD, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


MD, 1983, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

PhD, 1983, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

BA, 1976, Wesleyan University

Research Topics

  • Bioactive Small Molecules
    • High-throughput screening assays
  • Macromolecular Structure and Function
    • Enzymology
    • X-ray crystallography

Therapeutic Areas

  • Microbiology

photoThe Shuman lab is taking a biochemical approach to four problems in nucleic acid metabolism: the coordination of eukaryotic mRNA synthesis and processing, the structure and function of eukaryotic type I DNA topoisomerases, DNA damage recognition and repair by DNA ligases, and the mechanisms and biological roles of RNA repair enzymes.

Read more about Prof. Shuman’s research on the Sloan-Kettering website

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