Francis Barany

Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Contact Information

1300 York Avenue, Room B-407
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY 10065
p: (212) 746-6509

Francis Barany

Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medicine


Cancer DNA diagnostics; single-molecule detection; universal DNA arrays; genomics

Current Research Interest

Coferon and CURE-PRO self-assembling drug design; developing next-generation and single-molecule sequencing technology; developing liquid biopsy technology for early detection of cancer


Irma T. Hirschl/Monique-Weill-Caulier Career Scientist Award
Institut Curie Mayent-Rothschild Visiting Professor
Scientific American 50 Medical Diagnostics Research Leader
Weill Cornell Medical College Award for Teaching Excellence
Cornell University Ezra Innovation Award
International Federation of Clinical Chemistry Award for Significant Contributions in Molecular Diagnostics
National Academy of Inventors

Selected Publications

Bacolod, Manny D., Francis Barany, Karsen Pilones, Paul B. Fisher, and Romulo J. de Castro. “Pathways- and Epigenetic-Based Assessment of Relative Immune Infiltration in Various Types of Solid Tumors.” Advances in Cancer Research 142 (2019): 107-143.

Giardina, Sarah F., Dougla S. Werner, Maneesh Pingle, Kenneth W. Foreman, Donald E. Bergstrom, Lee D. Arnold, and Francis Barany. “Target-Directed Self-Assembly of Homodimeric Drugs Against β-Tryptase.” ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters 9, no.8 (2018): 827-831.

Cornell Research Website Article

Do I Have a Hidden Cancer?