Wassim Abida, MD, PhD

Wassim Abida, MD, PhD
About Wassim Abida, MD, PhD

Dr. Abida is a medical oncologist and physician-scientist in the Genitourinary Oncology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), where his focus is on prostate cancer clinical investigation, developmental therapeutics, and translational science. He has a research background in the molecular biology of cancer.

He completed his M.D. and Ph.D. work at Columbia University, where he studied mechanisms of regulation of the p53 tumor suppressor pathway. His current research focus in on the genomics of prostate cancer and on molecularly-targeted clinical trials, specifically on DNA repair targeting.


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center