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Don Nguyen, PhD, BSc

Associate Professor of Pathology and Medical Oncology; Co-Leader, Cancer Signaling Networks, Yale Cancer Center

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Don Nguyen, PhD, BSc

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Don X. Nguyen was born in Montreal, Québec, Canada and obtained his B.Sc. from McGill University in 1998. He then received his Ph.D. degree in 2004 from the University of Rochester, NY, before pursuing his post-doctoral training at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute, New York, NY (2004-2009). Don is currently an Associate Professor (tenured) in the Department of Pathology and Medicine (Medical Oncology). He is also the Co-leader of the Cancer Signaling Networks program at the Yale Cancer Center. Don’s laboratory is focused on studying the biological and molecular determinants of lung tumor progression, drug resistance, and cancer metastasis.

Education & Training

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute (2009)
  • PhD
    University of Rochester, Microbiology & Immunology (2004)
  • BSc
    McGill University, Microbiology and Immunology (1998)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Class of 1961 Cancer Research Award2021
2013 Basic Research PrizeYale Cancer Center2013
Stewart Trust ScholarAlexander and Margaret Stewart Trust2013
IASLC Young Investigator AwardInternational Association for the Study of Lung Cancer2012
Yale Center for Clinical Investigation ScholarYale Center for Clinical Investigation2011
V ScholarV Foundation for Cancer Research2010

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