Dr. Gail Robooz is Professor of Medicine and Director of the clinical and translational leukemia programs at Weill Cornell Medicine and the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York. New York.
Dr. Roboz graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and Alpha Omega Alpha from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she also achieved the highest academic standing in the graduating class. Dr. Roboz completed internship in Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and residency at The New York Presbyterian Hospital. She completed fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and The New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Roboz’s research interests are in developmental therapeutics and novel clinical trial design for acute leukemias, myelodysplastic syndrome, and myeloproliferative disorders. She is the principal investigator on numerous investigator-initiated, cooperative group, and industry-sponsored clinical trials in these areas and has authored many related manuscripts and abstracts. Dr. Roboz serves on the Leukemia Core Committee for the Alliance clinical trials in oncology and is the Weill Cornell Principal Investigator for the MDS Clinical Research Consortium. She chairs the clinical committee of the European Leukemia Net (ELN) working group on minimal residual disease in acute myeloid leukemia. She also serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation. Dr. Roboz has played an active role as a chair, speaker and panelist at numerous national and international conferences and is the recipient of prestigious honors and awards in the field.