Dr. Alan N. Houghton MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Alan Houghton is a medical oncologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 120 doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Ranked #2 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1977

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1977 - 1979

Thomas Jefferson University
Internship, Transitional Year, 1974 - 1975

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Induction of tumoricidal function in CD4+ T cells is associated with concomitant memory and terminally differentiated phenotype.
Hirschhorn-Cymerman, D., Budhu, S., Kitano, S., Liu, C., Zhao, F., Zhong, H., Lesokhin, A. M., Avogadri-Connors, F., Yuan, J., Li, Y., Houghton, A. N., Merghoub, T., Wolchok, J. D.

Innate Immune Response of Human Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells to Poxvirus Infection Is Subverted by Vaccinia E3 via Its Z-DNA/RNA Binding Domain.
Cao, H., Dai, P., Wang, W., Li, H., Yuan, J., Wang, F., Fang, C. M., Pitha, P. M., Liu, J., Condit, R. C., McFadden, G., Merghoub, T., Houghton, A. N., Young, J. W., Shuman, S., Deng, L.

Monocytic CCR2+ Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells Promote Immune Escape By Limiting Activated CD8 T Cell Infiltration Into The Tumor Microenvironment.
Lesokhin, A., Hohl, T.M., Kitano, S., Cortez, C., Hirschhorn-Cymerman, D., Avogadri, F., Rizzuto, G.A., Lazarus, J.J., Pamer, E.G., Houghton, A.N., Merghoub, T., Wolchok, J.D.

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