Cullen Taniguchi, M.D. Ph.D.
Cullen Taniguchi, M.D. Ph.D.
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR140012
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Stanford University
Date Awarded: 
May 21, 2014
Grant Amount: 

Dr. Taniguchi was a Rhodes Scholar who earned his MD PhD at Harvard Medical School with Lew Cantley, PhD, then completed a residency and research fellowship in Radiation Oncology at Stanford University under the mentorship of Amato Giaccia, PhD.

Dr. Taniguchi is now a physician-scientist at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, with a joint appointment in Radiation Oncology and Experimental Radiation Oncology. He is an active clinician specializing in treating gastrointestinal malignancies, with a clinical focus on unresectable pancreatic cancer, which accounts for over 45,000 patients each year.


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