The Taubman Institute salutes Scholar Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD, one of four U-M physician-researchers inducted into the National Academy of Sciences class of 2020 on April 27.
Dr. Chinnaiyan is the S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology, Professor of Urology, Director of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology in the Medical School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, and American Cancer Society Research Professor.
Dr. Chinnaiyan is an expert in the clinical care of patients with cancers, particularly prostate cancer. In the laboratory, he is using functional genomic, proteomic, and bioinformatics approaches to study the genetic and molecular lesions that drive cancer progression for the purposes of understanding cancer biology and developing cancer biomarkers and therapeutics.
Congratulations to Dr. Chinnaiyan!