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Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue MD PhD


Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue MD PhD is a board certified Anatomic Pathologist with specialty training in gastrointestinal pathology and cancer genetics. She currently serves as an Attending Physician in Pathology, Director of the David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research, and Director of the Medical Donation (Rapid Autopsy) Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, NY. Her lab is proficient in a variety of models and methods including a heavy reliance on genomic and bioinformatics analyses of human primary and metastatic pancreatic cancer tissues obtained from rapid autopsies, mouse models of pancreatic cancer, and most recently development of a long-term evolution system for functional analyses of clonal evolution and mechanisms of adaptation. She is the recipient of an R35 Outstanding Investigator Award, serves as Co-PI of a Human Tumor Atlas Network (HTAN) grant to establish three dimensional maps of human pancreatic cancer, as well as maintains a collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History funded by the Kleberg Foundation to develop novel tools and analytics for the evolutionary biology of cancer.