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John N. Weinstein, MD, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor and Chair, Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Hubert L. Stringer Chair in Cancer Research, Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Division of Basic Science Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Professor, Department of Systems Biology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler Street
Unit Number: 1410
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT4.5024
Fax: 713-563-4242
Email: jweinste@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1971 Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, MD, General Medicine
1971 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, PHD, Biophysics
1964 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, BA, Biology

Postgraduate Training

1973 Residency in Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
1972 Internship in Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

Honors and Awards

2006 Director's Innovation Award, National Cancer Institute
2006 Technology Transfer Award
2006 Undergraduate Scholarship Program Recognition Award, National Institutes of Health
2005 CLAS Distinguished Scientist Award
2004 Nominee, National Medal of Technology
2002 General Motors Lecturer
1999 Public Health Service Meritorious Service Medal
1998 NCI Intramural Research Award, NCI
1996 NIH Commendation Medal, NIH
1995-1997 Equal Employment Opportunity Officer's Awards
1988 Public Health Service Outstanding Service Medal
1987 Creasy Memorial Lectureship, Sloan-Kettering and Cornell Medical School
1960-1964 Honorary National Scholarship
1960-1961 Harvard College Scholarship

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Yao J, Caballero OL, Yung WK, Weinstein JN, Riggins GJ, Strausberg RL, Zhao Q. Tumor subtype-specific cancer-testis antigens as potential biomarkers and immunotherapeutic targets for cancers. Cancer Immunol Res 2(4):391-9, 4/2014. e-Pub 11/2013. PMCID: PMC4007352.
2. The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network (including Weinstein JN as co-chair and lead corresponding author). Comprehensive molecular characterization of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder. Nature 507(315), 1/2014. e-Pub 1/2014.
3. Weinstein JN. A postgenomic visual icon. Science 319(5871):1772-3, Nov-Dec, 3/2008. PMID: 18369130.

Last updated: 8/24/2015