Kevin J. Cheung

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division
Translational Research Program
Assistant Member, Appointed: 2015
Professional Headshot of Kevin Cheung

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 19024
1100 Fairview Avenue N
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024

Research Interests

Physician scientist Kevin Cheung studies the cellular and molecular biology of tumor cell clusters and their role in metastasis. Through these studies, Dr. Cheung and his team aim to discover new ways to detect, prevent and treat metastatic breast cancer.


2009-2015, Medical Oncology Fellow, Johns Hopkins,.
2006-2009, Resident in Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, 2006. Honors in Research.
B.A., Harvard College, Biochemical Sciences, 2001. Magna cum laude.

Previous Positions

2010-2015, Postdoctoral Fellow, (Mentor - Andrew Ewald, PhD), Johns Hopkins
2003-2006, Research Fellow, HHMI Research Training Fellowship (Mentor - Jeffrey Friedman, MD, PhD), The Rockefeller University
1999-2001, Research Assistant, (Thesis Mentor - George Church, PhD), Harvard Medical School


2013-present, American Society for Cell Biology
2011-present, American Society of Clinical Oncology
2010-present, American Association for Cancer Research

Honors and Awards

2015, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award For Medical Scientists
2014, Helen B. Taussig Award for outstanding postdoctoral research: Johns Hopkins
2012, Department of Defense Postdoctoral Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research
2005, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society: Cornell
2004, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Continued Support for Completion of Medical Studies
2003, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship for Medical Students
2001, Phi Beta Kappa: Harvard College

Recent Publications