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I was born in China and moved to Chicago for residency training after I graduated from medical school. I have a Ragdoll cat and a Shiba Inu dog (the "Dogecoin" dog), and my biggest challenge in life now is to have them live peacefully together. Indy is a lovely, booming city. It is affordable and has a lot of nice restaurants. The one thing I love the most here is our patients. I've learned a lot from them. They've made me not just a better oncologist but a better human being.
Lu, P., Santa-Maria, C., Ballinger, T, Sheng, J. “Landmark Trials in the Medical Oncology Management of Metastatic Breast Cancer” Accepted by Seminars in Oncology in June 2021.
Titles & Appointments
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
2023FELHematology/Oncology Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine
2019RESInternal Medicine Residency, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
2012MMEDCapital Medical University
2010BMEDCapital Medical University
Exploring the effect of germline variants on tumor response to immune checkpoint inhibitors.
Exploring the genomic predictors for response to immunotherapy in patients with metastatic solid tumor.
Exploring the association of tumor mutation burden with clinical characteristics and prognosis of post-solid-organ-transplant malignancy.
American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society of Hematology
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
My clinical interests are breast cancer and GI malignancies, especially women's care. In the future, I would like to focus on using tumor and host genome analysis to optimize personalized treatment.
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