Dr. Manish Shah receives Bartlett Professorship in GI Oncology

March 2015

Dr. Manish ShahDr. Manish A. Shah was recently designated the first-ever Bartlett Family Associate Professor in Gastrointestinal Oncology, an award funded by a $1 million gift from Sonja and James Bartlett and other members of the Bartlett family. The professorship will help continue Dr. Shah's work on drug development for GI cancers, understanding mechanisms of resistance, the heritability of the disease, and the use of aggressive treatments tailored for individual patients and their particular strain of cancer. Along with his new professorship, Dr. Shah is also director of the Gastrointestinal Oncology program at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and co-director of the CADC. Learn more about Dr. Shah and his work.