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Dr. Leisha Emens is at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy.

After studying immunology as a graduate student, Dr. Robert Vonderheide was so amazed by its complexity and potential in medicine that he decided to go to medical school. As a medical oncologist, Dr.

Dr. Laura van ’t Veer is focused on advancing personalized medicine by applying knowledge of the genetic makeup of both the tumor and the patient to improve patient care and breast cancer outcomes.

Dr. Park’s research at Johns Hopkins focuses on finding mutated or altered genes responsible for breast cancer initiation and growth or resistance to anti-cancer drugs.