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Siddhartha Mukherjee

Physician, Author

Siddhartha Mukherjee is a cancer physician and researcher. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a staff physician at Columbia University Medical Center. A former Rhodes Scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School. He won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for his book The Emperor of All Maladies:  A Biography of Cancer, one of the New York Times  “Ten Best Books of 2010”,  and he has published articles in Nature, The New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times Magazine, and The New Republic.

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