Congratulations to Andrea Califano for being elected to the National Academy of Medicine, formerly IOM.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 75 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Dr. Califano holds the following positions: Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology, Departments of Systems Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Biomedical Informatics, and Institute of Cancer Genetics; Chair, Department of Systems Biology; Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center; and Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, New York City. The election recognizes his pioneering work in Systems Biology and its implementation for the discovery of master regulator proteins and the networks they control in cancer cells.