Richard A. Cerione

Goldwin Smith Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine/Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

C3, Veterinary Medical Center
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850
p: (607) 253-3888

Richard A. Cerione

Goldwin Smith Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine/Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Biochemical, structural, genetic, and small-molecule chemistry

Current Research Interest

Biological signaling pathways involved in cell growth and differentiation, with particular emphasis on cancer progression and neurogenesis

Distinction

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow   

Selected Publications

Wang, Jian-Bin, Jon W. Erickson, Reina Fuji, Sekar Ramachandran, Ping Gao, Ramani Dinavahi, Kristin F. Wilson, Andre L. B. Ambrosio, Sandra M. G. Dias, Chi V. Dang, and Richard A. Cerione. "Targeting Mitochondrial Glutaminase Activity Inhibits Oncogenic Transformation." Cancer Cell 18 (2010): 207–19. Cover article.

Wu, Wen Jin, Shine Tu, and Richard A. Cerione. "Activated Cdc42 Sequesters c-Cbl and Prevents EGF Receptor Degradation." Cell 114, no. 6 (2003): 715–25.

Cornell Research Website Article

The Fight for Better Cancer Drugs