Bianca Santomasso, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuro-Oncologist - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Bianca Santomasso, M.D., Ph.D. is a Neuro-Oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) specializing in the care of patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors as well as neurologic complications of cancer. Her research focuses on examining mechanisms of resistance to glioblastoma immunotherapy within the tumor microenvironment as well as using translational immune monitoring tools to identify predictors of toxicity and response after immunotherapy. She received her BS from Yale and then attended the Tri-Institutional M.D.-Ph.D. program, obtaining her M.D. degree from Weill Cornell Medical College and Ph.D. in immunology from The Rockefeller University. She completed her medical internship and neurology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell, and her fellowship in neuro-oncology at MSK. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties in Neuro-Oncology.