Gregory B. Lesinski, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology

Emory University School of Medicine

Co-Director Translational GI Malignancy Program

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Office: Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Phone: (404) 778-3072

Email: gregory.b.lesinski@emory.edu

Biography

Gregory B. Lesinski, PhD, MPH, is Associate Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining Emory, Dr. Lesinski was Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Lesinski received his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from The Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio. He obtained his MPH in Clinical Investigation from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his post-doctoral training at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Lesinski holds professional memberships with American Association for Cancer Research, Society for Melanoma Research, Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer and American Association of Immunologists.

Research

Dr. Lesinski's research is focused on gaining a greater understanding of the interactions between the host immune system and tumor cells. The ultimate goal is to use this knowledge to develop novel therapeutic or chemo-preventative approaches to help patients with cancer, and improve upon existing therapies. Of particular interest are modulation of cytokines and downstream signaling pathways to maximize the effect of immune based therapy.

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Publications

Dr. Lesinski has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Immunology, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and Journal of Clinical Investigation.