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Sandra Demaria, M.D.

Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical

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Biographical Info

Dr. Demaria received her medical degree from the University of Turin, in Italy. After which, she was a post-doctoral fellow in Immunology at the Public Health Research Institute from 1989 to 1991 and completed residency in Anatomic Pathology at the New York University School of Medicine from 1997-2001. She then had various medical and teaching positions at the Public Health Research Institution and New York University School of Medicine, before her current position as Professor of Radiation Oncology with a joint appointment in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in 2015 to the present at Weill CornellMedical College.

Dr. Demaria’s responsibilities lie in the performance of diagnostic breast pathology, including support of the clinical, research, and educational missions of the Breast Pathology Service through resident and fellow education, tumor board participation, consensus conference attendance, and translational research initiatives. This includes the coverage of clinical activities related to affiliated sites among the New York-Presbyterian/ Cornell enterprise.

Honors and Awards

• The Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund Award, 1989

• United States Public Health Service AIDS Training Grant, 1993

• NYU Medical Center CFAR Developmental Award, 1995

• Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust Developmental Award, 1996

• Clinical Oncology Faculty Award (K12), 2000

• Clinical Investigator Award (K08), 2001

• Toward the Science of Patient Care Award, 2002

• Breast Cancer Research Award, 2003

• Travel scholarship ASCI/AAP, 2005

• Excellence in Mentoring Award, 2015

• Honorary Membership, 2015

• Elected member, 2016

• John M. Yuhas Award, 2019

• Best of AACR Journals Author profiles, 2020 and 2021

• Team Science Award, 2021

• Nominated as candidate for the Vice President/President-Elect, 2022

• Bridge Award for outstanding and lifelong contribution to immunotherapy research, 2022

• Honorary membership for contributions to the field, 2023 Organization

Board Certifications
American Board of Pathology
Clinical Expertise
Breast Pathology
  • M.D.
    University of Turin Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Italy)
  • Attending Pathologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Radiation Oncology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

Advisory/Scientific Board Member: 
Lytix Biopharma AS
Other Interest: 
Johnson & Johnson