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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