Patrick Brown, MD
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Patrick Brown is Professor of Oncology and Pediatrics and Director of the Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies Program at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. Dr. Brown’s research focuses on developing new therapies for childhood leukemia – specifically, leukemias with very low cure rates. His laboratory is working to develop new treatments that can overcome resistance to chemotherapy and that, unlike chemotherapy, selectively target leukemia cells. He is a principal investigator of several clinical trials that are testing promising novel targeted drugs. He practices at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Children’s Center in Baltimore. Dr. Brown is the Vice Chair for relapse and an executive steering committee member of the Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Committee in the Children’s Oncology Group, and he co-chairs the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Clinical Guidelines Panels for Adult ALL and Pediatric ALL.