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  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center
  • Vice Dean, Cancer Medicine, Stony Brook School of Medicine

Training

Medical School
  • MD, American University of Beirut, Lebanon (1981)
Residency Training
  • Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon (1983)
Fellowship Training
  • Hematology/Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, NC (1986)

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Subspecialty

  • Hematology and Oncology

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Medical Oncology
Yusuf Hannun

Contact Information

178 Health Science Center,
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8430.





  • Personal Statement
  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Grants/Trials


  • Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science Award Recipient (Basic Sciences), 2013
  • ASBMB Avanti Award in Lipids, 2011
  • National Achievement Award of the American Lebanese Medical Association, 2010
  • MERIT Award, NIGMS, 2007
  • South Carolina Governor's Award for Scientific Research, 2006
  • Distinguished University Professor, MUSC, 2005
  • Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2004
  • ISI Highly Cited Researchers: iology and Biochemistry, 2001
  • Member, Association of American Physicians, 1998
  • R. Wayne Rundles Award for Excellence in Cancer Research, 1992
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation, 1991
  • 12th Mallinckrodt Scholar, 1990

  • For articles published by Dr. Hannun, click here.

  • GRANT: PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR - NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES - Role and Regulation of Protein Kinase C Isoenzymes
  • GRANT: PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR - NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES - Transfer 5R01GM063265 - Modeling and Analysis of Roles of Yeast Sphingolipids
  • GRANT: PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR - NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES - Support for the Charleston Ceramide Conference
  • GRANT: PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR - NATIONAL HEART LUNG AND BLOOD INSTITUTE - Role and Regulation of Protein Kinase C Isoenzymes
  • GRANT: PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR - NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE - Sphingolipids in Cancer Biology and Therapy
  • GRANT: PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR - NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES - Sphingomyelin Turnover and Cellular Regulation