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Talmudical Academy High School, New York, N.Y.

A.B. - Magna Cum Laude, Yeshiva University, 1957

M.D. - Yale University School of Medicine, 1961

Ph.D. - London University, 1969. Zoology


Professor of Clinical Medicine. Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1981 -

Attending Oncologist Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York, NY, 1981 -


Director, Inpatient Medical Oncology Unit, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1985-91

Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Patient Care, Columbia University Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1989-91

Co-Director, Columbia University Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, NY. 1981- 84

Deputy Director for Cancer Control, Columbia University Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1981-89

Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology; Chairman, Division of Medical Oncology; Chief Attending Oncologist. Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1976-81

American Cancer Society Professor of Clinical Oncology, 1977-81

Associate Director for Clinical Affairs, MCV-VCU Cancer Center, Richmond, VA, 1977-81

Associate Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Associate Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, 1973-76

Director, Transplantation Immunology Laboratory, Departments of Medicine and Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, 1970-76

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Assistant Attending Physician (Hematology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, 1969-73

Associate in Medicine and Hematology, Mount Sinai Hospital School of Medicine, New York, 1968-69

Research Fellowship (Immunology), National Institute for Medical Research at Mill Hill, London, England, 1968-69

Assistant Residency, Internal Medicine, New England Medical Center Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1965-66

Clinical and Research Fellowship, Hematology, Blood Research Laboratory, New England Medical Center Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1963-65

Internship and Research Fellowship, Pathology. Yale University School of Medicine., New Haven Connecticut, 1962-63

Internship, Medical Service. New England Medical Center Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1961-62


American Society for Clinical Investigation
American Association for Cancer Research
American Association of Immunologists
American Society for Experimental Pathology
American Society of Hematology
American Society for Clinical Oncology
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Biophysical Society
British Society for Immunology
Harvey Society
International Society of Hematology
International Transplantation Society
New York Academy of Sciences
New York Society for the Study of Blood
Royal Society of Medicine
Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
Clinical Practice Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1994-1996
Scientific Advisory Board, Grants Review Panel, Israel Cancer Research Fund, New York, NY, 1985-88
Scientific Director, The Melanoma Foundation of New York, 1985-1995
Editorial Board, TRANSPLANTATION, 1972-1980
Director-at-Large, American Cancer Society, Inc., Virginia Division, 1977-1981
Book Review Editor, BLOOD, Journal of Hematology, 1969-1970


Internal Medicine 1972
Hematology 1973
Clinical Immunology 1975
Oncology 1977


Hematology 1973; Oncology 1977 High School National Science Honors (Westinghouse, Bausch & Lomb)
New York State Medical Regents Scholarship
U.S. Public Health Service Fellowship, 1958-1959
Traineeship, 1962-1963
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1963-1965
Special Fellowship, 1966-1968
Leukemia Society Scholar Award, 1968-1973
National Institutes of Health Career Development Award, 1975-1977
Emil Conason Memorial Research Award., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1976
American Cancer Society Professorship of Clinical Oncology, 1977-1981


Taub, R.N.,Stein, C.A., Tonkinson, J.L., Zhang, L-M., Yakubov, L., Gervasoni, J., and Rotenberg, S.A.
Dynamics of the internalization of phosphodiester oligodeoxynuclectides in HL-60 cells.
BIOCHEMISTRY (32) 18:4855-4861, 1993.

Taub, R.N. and Keohan, M.L.
Chemotherapy for advanced sarcoma: Theraputic decisions and modalitites. SEMINARS IN ONCOLOGY (24)5:572-579, 1997.

Taub, R.N. [Guest Editor]
Introduction: A Chronicle of Progress in Sarcoma Research.
SEMINARS IN ONCOLOGY (24)5:503, 1997.

Taub, R.N. and Antman, K.H.
Chemotherapy for malignant mesothelioma

Taub, R.N. and Antman. K.H.
Sarcomas Soft Tissue. In Foley, J.F., Vose, J.M., Armitage, J.0., eds.:
CURRENT THERAPY IN CANCER, 2"I Edition, pp. 259-270. Philadelphia. W.B. Saunders Company, 1999.