Paul Frenette, MD
Director, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Since 2010, Dr. Frenette has served as the director of the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System in New York. Before joining Einstein, he served for 12 years in professorship roles at Mount Sinai Health System, most recently as professor of medicine. Earlier, he was an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a research fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Frenette received his M.D. from Laval University in Quebec City and completed an internal medicine residency and internship at McGill University in Montreal. He completed his residency in hematology-oncology and his fellowship at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
Dr. Frenette has described how peripheral innervation impacts tumor biology, particularly in the context of prostate cancer. His laboratory has made critical observations that elucidate the role of sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation in promoting tumor initiation and metastasis.