©2014-2016 Alida Augen

Dr. Leonard H. Augenlicht

  • Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Associate Director of the Albert Einstein Cancer Center
  • Director of Molecular Oncology at the associated Montefiore Medical Center
  • Vice Chair for Research of Department of Medical Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center
  • Associate Editor of the journal Cancer Research
  • Author of over 180 scientific publications
  • Holds the earliest patents on high-throughput gene expression profiling, the forerunner of microarray technology
  • Editor of "The Cell and Molecular Biology of Colon Cancer"
  • Editorial Board, Cancer Prevention Research
  • Member of External Advisory Boards for Cancer Center programs of The University of Utah, The University of Pittsburgh and Thomas Jefferson University


Dr. Leonard H. Augenlicht (Alida's husband)

Len at the launch of the space shuttle, Discovery, which was carrying an experiment from Len's laboratory.  Len is also a member of The Space Station Utilization Committee.



Alida and Len off to a dinner honoring Len for being awarded 1st Prize in The Henry L. Moses Awards for Excellence in Basic Research.  Len has won 1st Prize four times and is the only person to have won it more than once.


Served As


  • Chairman of The Metabolic Pathology Study Section of the National Institutes of Health
  • Member of The Tumor Cell Biology Study Section of The National Institutes of Health
  • Chairman, Review Committee, Specialized Programs of Research Excellence in GI Cancer of The National Cancer Institute
  • Chairman, subcommittees on Intestinal Stem Cells and Markers of Intestinal Cell Differentiation of The National Cancer Institute
  • Reviewer of The Intramural Genetics Program of The National Cancer Institute
  • Member of The Space Station Utilization Advisory Committee for The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)