Dr. Staudt received his B.A. from Harvard College in 1976 and his M.D.-Ph.D. degrees in 1982 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1982. Following Internal Medicine training, he joined Nobel Laureate David Baltimore's laboratory at the Whitehead Institute as a Jane Coffin Childs Fellow. In 1988, he established his laboratory at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), which now focuses on the molecular basis for human lymphoid malignancies and the development of new targeted therapies for these cancers. Dr. Staudt is currently Chief of the Lymphoid Malignancies Branch and Director of the NCI Center for Cancer Genomics. He has received numerous awards for his research and has been elected to the AACR Academy, the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine.
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