Elizabeth M. Jaffee
United States of America
Dr. Jaffee is an international leader in the development of immune based therapies for pancreatic and breast cancers. She is currently Deputy Director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center and Professor of Oncology at Johns Hopkins University, where her research focuses on evaluating mechanisms of immune tolerance to cancer, the identification of human tumor antigens recognized by T cells, and the analysis of antitumor immune responses in breast and pancreatic cancers. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, she served as a research fellow and principal investigator at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Jaffee received her B.A. in biology and immunology magna cum laude from Brandeis University and her M.D. from New York Medical College. She completed her medical residency at Presbyterian-University Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.