Dr. Matthias Holdhoff is a medical oncologist in the Brain Cancer Program at Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, as well as assistant professor of oncology and neurological surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Holdhoff’s expertise is on primary brain cancers and central nervous system lymphomas. He practices out of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and he has a clinic at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.
Dr. Holdhoff earned his medical degree from Freie Universität Berlin and received his doctorate degree at Charité University Medicine Berlin. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in medical oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital with research training within the Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics (Vogelstein lab).
Dr. Holdhoff is a clinical translational investigator in neuro-oncology. His research is focused on novel trials in malignant gliomas, including glioblastomas, and on translational biomarker research in brain cancers. He has led and contributed to numerous clinical trials, publications and presentations.
Dr. Holdhoff is panel member for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s guidelines for cancers of the central nervous system. He was recipient of a 2010 ASCO Young Investigator Award and Merit Award and he was awarded the Director’s Teaching Award in Clinical Sciences at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. He is faculty on the Janeway firm of the Osler Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital.