Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Denise Aberle, M.D.

Dr. Aberle is a professor of Radiology in the School of Medicine and professor of Bioengineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. She is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology.

Dr. Aberle earned her MD degree in 1979 at the University of Kansas in Kansas City, KS and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical…

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Dr. Julie Brahmer, M.D.

Julie R. Brahmer, MD, is a global thought leader in the emerging field of immunotherapy. Dr. Brahmer is Associate Professor of Oncology at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Brahmer’s research and clinical practice focuses on

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Dr. David Carbone, M.D., Ph.D.

David Carbone graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College in 1977 and received an MD and a PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Johns Hopkins University in 1985. He then did an Internal Medicine internship and residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital through 1988 followed by a Medical Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. In 1991 he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Texas…

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Dr. Jessica Donington, M.D.

Dr. Donington is a General Thoracic Surgeon and Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine. She is the director of the NYU Thoracic Oncology Translational Laboratory and chief of General Thoracic Surgery at Bellevue Hospital.

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Dr. Steven M. Dubinett, M.D.

Dr. Steven Dubinett has extensive experience in academic investigation, administration, mentorship and peer review. He has received federal peer-reviewed funding for translational lung cancer research for the past 20 years. Dr. Dubinett is nationally recognized for translational research in the immunobiology of lung cancer. Building on original discoveries regarding the role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of lung cancer he has developed a translational research…

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Dr. Martin Edelman, M.D.

Dr. Edelman is the Head of the Section of Solid Tumor Oncology and Associate Director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology for the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center.

Dr. Edelman received his medical degree from the Albany Medical College and performed his internship

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Dr. Bruce E. Johnson, M.D.

Bruce E. Johnson, MD is the Chief Clinical Research Officer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Institute Physician at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His laboratory-based research is devoted to testing novel therapeutic agents for their efficacy against lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.

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Dr. David H. Johnson, M.D.

Dr. David H. Johnson is the Donald W. Seldin Distinguished Chair in Internal Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is a board certified medical oncologist who specializes in experimental therapeutics and the treatment of lung cancers. From 1983 to 2010 he was a member of the faculty at the Vanderbilt University Medical School where he held the Cornelius A. Craig Chair…

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Dr. Natasha B. Leighl, M. D.

Natasha Leighl is a medical oncologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada, and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

After receiving her MD from the University of Toronto, Dr Leighl completed residencies in internal medicine at the University of Calgary and…

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Dr. Michael Weitz, M.D.

Michael Weitz graduated from USC in 1980 and received his M.D. from The Chicago Medical School in 1984. He did 2 post graduate years at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, one each in Internal Medicine and General Surgery before completing the UCLA Emergency Medicine Residency Program in 1990. He became Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCLA and a part time faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at…

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