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Joseph Schlessinger, PhD

William H. Prusoff Professor of Pharmacology; Co-Director, Cancer Biology Institute

Contact Information

Joseph Schlessinger, PhD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Pharmacology

    PO Box 208066, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8066

    United States


Education & Training

  • PhD
    Weizmann Institute of Science (1974)
  • MSc
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1969)
  • BS
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1968)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Clifford Prize for Cancer Research2017
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge AwardBBVA Foundation2014
AACR International Award for CancerPenzcoller Foundation2010
Medal of Danica Hrvatska Order, Republic of Croatia2009
Elected as a foreign member of the Croatian Academy of Science2008
Dan David Prize2006
Elected as a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences2006
Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies2005
Elected to the European Academy of Sciences2004
Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences2001
Elected to the National Academy of Science2000

Departments & Organizations