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Dr. Joseph Scandura is physician scientist, assistant professor of medicine and scientific director of the Richard T. Silver, M.D. Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Center at Weill Cornell Medicine. He joined the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill/Cornell to serve in the Leukemia Program in 2006. Dr. Scandura contributes as attending physician on the inpatient clinical services for the division and as covering physician for the hematology/oncology inpatients. He also maintains an ambulatory clinic in the Leukemia and Myclodysplastic Syndromes Program in the outpatient department of the division. Working collaboratively with other faculty members of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, he is helping to develop both sponsored research activities and the Leukemia Program.
Dr. Scandura received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell Ithaca in 1987, and an MS in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. He completed the MD/PhD program in Biochemistry at Temple University in 1997. His doctoral work investigating critical interactions between platelets and coagulation factors led to three first-authored papers in Biochemistry.