Barry Coller graduated from NYU School of Medicine in 1970. He was Professor of Medicine and Pathology at Stony Brook School of Medicine from 1976 to 1993. He was Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine from 1993 to 2001. Currently, Coller is Head of the Allen and Frances Adler Laboratory of Blood and Vascular Biology, Vice President of Medical Affairs, and Physician-in-chief of the Rockefeller University Hospital.