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Evan Jacob Lipson, MD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
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Appointment Phone

410-616-7660

Primary Location

Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expertise

Basal Cell Carcinoma, Clinical Trials, Immunotherapy, Medical Oncology, Melanoma, Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Skin Cancer

Research Interests

Immunotherapy; Melanoma

Biography

Evan J. Lipson, M.D., is a melanoma specialist at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. His research focuses on investigating new therapies for patients with various stages of melanoma, ranging from preventing disease recurrence in high-risk patients to developing innovative drug therapies for patients with advanced disease. Dr. Lipson is also the founder of SeizeTheDays.org, which chronicles the stories of cancer patients who, with power and determination, find interesting and meaningful ways to add life to their days.

Languages

  • English
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  • Education +

    Training

    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine ( New York NY ) (2005)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (2008)

    Fellowships

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Oncology ( Baltimore MD ) (2011)

    Certifications

    • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2010)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Evan J. Lipson, M.D., is a melanoma specialist at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. His research focuses on investigating new therapies for patients with various stages of melanoma, ranging from preventing disease recurrence in high-risk patients to developing innovative drug therapies for patients with advanced disease. Dr. Lipsons concentration is in optimizing combinations of immune-based therapies, such as cancer vaccines and immune checkpoint inhibitors, in order to achieve maximal anti-tumor activity. As a part of the Melanoma and Immunotherapy programs, Dr. Lipson also collaborates with basic and translational scientists in order to investigate biomarkers of drug efficacy.

    Dr. Lipson is also the founder of SeizeTheDays.org, a non-profit organization which chronicles the stories of cancer patients who, with spirit and determination, find interesting and meaningful ways to add life to their days.



    1: Lipson EJ, Drake CG. Ipilimumab: an anti-CTLA-4 antibody for metastatic melanoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Nov 15;17(22):6958-62. Epub 2011 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 21900389.

    2: Goyal J, Lipson EJ, Rezaee N, Edil BH, Schulick R, Wolfgang CL, Hruban RH, Antonarakis ES. Surgical Resection of Malignant Melanoma Metastatic to the
    Pancreas: Case Series and Review of Literature. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2011 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21912850.

    3: Lipson EJ. Art in oncology: how patients add life to their days. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Apr 1;29(10):1392-3. Epub 2011 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 21300935.

    4: Lipson EJ, Taube JM, Chen L, Topalian SL. Anti-PD-1 and anti-B7-H1/PD-L1 monoclonal antibody therapies. In: Targeted Therapeutics in Melanoma, Gajewski TF and Hodi FS (eds). New York: Humana Press. 2011.

    5: Lipson EJ, Huff CA, Holanda DG, McDevitt MA, Fine DM. Lenalidomide-induced acute interstitial nephritis. Oncologist. 2010;15(9):961-4. Epub 2010 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 20709889.

    6: Lipson EJ, Fiel MI, Florman SS, Korenblat KM. Patient and graft outcomes following liver transplantation for sarcoidosis. Clin Transplant. 2005
    Aug;19(4):487-91. PubMed PMID: 16008593.
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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
    401 N. Broadway
    Weinberg Building
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    Phone: 410-955-8893
    Appointment Phone: 410-616-7660
    Fax: 410-955-8587
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    Sibley Memorial Hospital
    5255 Loughboro Road NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    Appointment Phone: 202-660-6500
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    Department/Division

    • Oncology

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