- Assistant Professor of Oncology
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Dr. Marina Baretti is an oncologist in Baltimore, with an interest in translational research and a growing expertise in the care of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer patients, collaborating closely with laboratory-based researchers to move laboratory findings into patients and bring novel compounds to the clinic. Dr. Baretti has had outstanding success in developing a research program in hepatobiliary cancer at Johns Hopkins with her particular focus on studying the impact of epigenetic therapies as immune sensitizers. Dr. Baretti completed medical school at the University of Pisa, Italy, and she continued her medical training in Internal Medicine and Oncology at the University of Milan. She then performed a research postdoctoral fellowship and a fellowship in medical oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Baretti joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2021. Dr. Baretti was the recipient of the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award. Dr. Baretti was also awarded with the 2020 Career Development Award for the MD Anderson Cancer Center’s pancreatic cancer NCI Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE). This award is designed to promote cutting-edge approaches to improve the treatment of GI cancer and foster extended collaborations in critical areas of cancer research among laboratory and clinical scientists.
Liver Cancer; Bile Duct Cancer; Cholangiocarcinoma; Epigenetics; Immunotherapy