Elizabeth Jaffee


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Elizabeth Jaffee, MD

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, John Hopkins University







2021 Inductee



  Biography  

Dr. Jaffee is an internationally recognized expert in cancer immunology and pancreatic cancer. She is Deputy Director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Co-Director of the Skip Viragh Pancreatic Cancer Center and Associate Director of the Bloomberg Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.  Her research focus is on developing novel immunotherapies for the treatment and prevention of pancreatic cancer.  Dr. Jaffee is a Past President of AACR. She has served on a number of committees at the National Cancer Institute, including the co-chair of the Biden Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel which identified high impact research priorities for the NCI.  She currently serves as Chief Medical Advisor to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.  She is the inaugural director of the Convergence Institute for Integrating Technologies and Computational Sciences at Johns Hopkins.  Dr. Jaffee is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.



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