Dr Yesser Ged
John Hopkins Hospital Baltimore
Dr. Yasser Ged is an Assistant Professor of Oncology in the Department of Genitourinary Oncology at Johns Hopkins University. He co-leads the multidisciplinary Kidney Cancer Program at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Ged completed his internal medicine residency and medical oncology fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. He then completed an advanced medical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York. While there, he worked with Dr. Robert Motzer, focusing on kidney cancer research, gained considerable experience in kidney cancer clinical trials development, and led the development of several projects to identify clinical activity biomarkers to immune-checkpoint inhibitors. Dr. Ged published and presented his work in peer-reviewed journals and international meetings.
Dr. Ged's primary focus is to help build and lead a multidisciplinary clinical and translational Kidney Cancer Program at Johns Hopkins through developing critical research in kidney cancer, including translational and clinical research and developing clinical trials. He has published and presented his work in peer-reviewed journals and international meetings. Dr. Ged has well-established collaborative relationships with colleagues in medical oncology, pathology, and urology researchers at Johns Hopkins University and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, as well as kidney cancer experts in the US and Europe. In addition, he has successfully collaborated with external institutions, including the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, in conducting multi-institutional research projects. Dr. Ged has also been invited to present his research at international meetings in the US and Europe.