NY, New York, USA
Director GenitoUrinary Oncology
Co- Director Immunotherapy
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University Medical Center
Dr. Charles G. Drake has joined New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) as director of genitourinary oncology and associate director for clinical research at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. A nationally recognized expert in immunotherapy, Professor Drake also serves as co-director of Columbia’s Cancer Immunotherapy Programs and on the faculty of Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Drake completed a Ph.D. program at the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and later earned his M.D. from the University of Colorado. He did his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Osler Medical Service of Johns Hopkins Hospital, and did his medical oncology fellowship training in the Johns Hopkins Department of Oncology.
Dr. Drake is a physician-scientist with a Ph.D. in immunology, whose work focuses on understanding and fighting advanced-stage cancers with the immune system. Prior to joining NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, Dr. Drake served as the co-director of the Cancer Immunology Program at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. He is also a professor of oncology, urology and immunology.
His research has been published in prestigious journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Cancer Research, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, and the Journal of Clinical Oncology.