The federal government gave only $13 million to endometriosis research in 2019, despite 1 in 10 US women having the disease. This equates to less than $1 per year for each diagnosed patient. Although the disease continues to be critically underfunded,…
Ie-Ming Shih, MD, PhD
Richard TeLinde Distinguished Professor, Dept. of OB/GYN & Oncology.
Co-director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program, SKCC,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Ie-Ming Shih, MD, PhD is the Richard TeLinde Distinguished Professor of Gynecologic Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He co-directs the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program in the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at JHU. He is a gynecologic pathologist and did a clinical fellowship in gynecologic pathology followed by a cancer molecular genetics fellowship, all at Hopkins. Dr. Shih’s research has impacted the medical science and gynecologic disease field in several ways. In a recently published article appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Shih’s team reports that deep-infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) harbors somatic cancer-associated mutations, including recurrent mutations in KRAS and ARID1A.
le-Ming Shih, MD, PhD - Inflammation in Endometriosis - What We Can Learn from Cancer Biology Endometriosis Foundation of AmericaMedical Conference 2019Targeting Inflammation:From Biomarkers to Precision SurgeryMarch 8-9, 2019 - Lenox Hill…