Dr. Cerchietti was born in Argentina and received his medical degree at the University of Salvador (USAL) in Buenos Aires in 1996 with Highest Honors (Gold Medal). Dr. Cerchietti then pursued clinical training first in the Internal Medicine Residency Program and then in the Clinical Oncology Program at the A. Roffo Cancer Institute of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He trained in clinical research with Dr. Alfredo Navigante at the UBA in the area of metastatic solid tumors and palliative care. He then did a scholarship in biostatistics at the Faculty of Exact Sciences (UBA). He then did a visiting training with Dr. Raimond DuBois at Vanderbilt University in carcinogenesis in colorectal cancer. He then did a post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Ari Melnick at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York in the area of transcriptional regulation and therapeutic targeting in lymphoma. He moved to the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University in 2008 as part of the same group and started his own lab in 2011. Dr. Cerchietti is now Assistant Professor of Medicine in Hematology and Oncology, Faculty Scholar of the American Society of Hematology and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Scholar.