Jia Ruan, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Oncology

Jia Ruan, M.D., Ph.D.

Jia Ruan, M.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Ruan graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis. She received comprehensive training in medicine and immunology leading to combined MD-PhD degrees from the Tri-Institutional Medical Scientist TrainingProgram of Cornell University, the Rockefeller University and Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute. She completed internship and residency in internal medicine and started a clinical fellowship in Hematology at the Stanford University Medical Center. Returning to Cornell, Dr. Ruan completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Ruan's clinical practice includes patients with lymphoma, myeloma, and other hematological disorders.

Following her long-standing interest in tumor immunology and vascular medicine, Dr. Ruan is actively involved in clinical and translational research aimed at development of novel therapeutics targeting tumor microenvironment.  Her research efforts have been recognized and supported by competitive fundings from Cornell CARCC, the Lymphoma Research Foundation, the ASCO Foundation Young Investigator Award and the ASCO Foundation Junior Faculty Career Development Award, in addition to the K08 Clinical Scientist Career Development Award from the National Institute of Health (NHLBI).

Education B.A. Washington University in St. Louis, 1992 Ph.D. Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1998 M.D. Weill Cornell Medical College, 1999 Professional Training 1999-2000 Intern, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center 2000-2001 Resident, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center 2002-2003 Fellow, Division of Hematology, Stanford University Medical Center 2003-2005 Fellow, Division of Hematology-Oncology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center Faculty Positions 2005-present Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College 2005-present Assistant Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital Professional Memberships American Society of Hematology American Society of Clinical Oncology Honors/Awards Phi Beta Kappa Summa cum laude in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Washington University Richard Lounsbery Foundation Fellowship Ezekiel Marion Foster M.D. Medical Scientist Fellowship Alpha Omega Alpha Franklyn Ellenbogen Prize in Hematology-Oncology, Cornell class of '99 Fellow's Teaching Award, Division of Hematology, Stanford Medical Center ASH Clinical Research Training Institute (CRTI) Fellowship ASCO Young Investigator Award ASCO Career Development Award NIH / NHLBI K08 Award

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