The Jaffee Lab

A Lustgarten Distinguished Lab at Johns Hopkins University


The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, based in Baltimore, Maryland, is a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center.


Lab Leadership: Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D.

Dr. Jaffee is Chief Medical Advisor of the Lustgarten Foundation and is working to bring novel therapies for pancreatic cancer as quickly as possible. Building on decades of experience and expertise in the immunology of pancreatic cancer, she and her team are focusing on immunotherapies and developing approaches to bring the benefits of this revolutionary approach to treating tumors to pancreatic cancer. Dr. Jaffee’s research is focused on the development of novel vaccine approaches that overcome immune tolerances to cancers, and she currently holds six vaccine patents.

Dr. Jaffee is deputy director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; associate director of the Bloomberg ~ Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Johns Hopkins; the Dana and Albert “Cubby” Broccoli professor of oncology; professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and active staff in oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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