Jia Ruan, M.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Ruan graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis. She received comprehensive training in medicine and immunology leading to combined MD-PhD degrees from the Tri-Institutional Medical Scientist TrainingProgram of Cornell University, the Rockefeller University and Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute. She completed internship and residency in internal medicine and started a clinical fellowship in Hematology at the Stanford University Medical Center. Returning to Cornell, Dr. Ruan completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Ruan's clinical practice includes patients with lymphoma, myeloma, and other hematological disorders.
Following her long-standing interest in tumor immunology and vascular medicine, Dr. Ruan is actively involved in translational research on tumor angiogenesis, and development of novel anti-angiogenic therapies in lymphoma and myeloma. Her current research efforts are recognized and supported by competitive fundings from Cornell CARCC, the Lymphoma Research Foundation, the ASCO Foundation Young Investigator Award and the ASCO Foundation Junior Faculty Career Development Award, in addition to the K08 Clinical Scientist Career Development Award from the National Institute of Health (NHLBI).