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Elena Ratner, MD, MBA

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Co-Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology

Contact Information

Elena Ratner, MD, MBA

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    PO Box 208063

    New Haven, CT 06520-8063

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Ratner's laboratory is working on new targeted drugs for ovarian cancer in order to provide patients with truly personalized care. Her work additionally focuses on reversing chemotherapy resistance in ovarian and uterine cancers.

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Ratner's laboratory is working on new targeted drugs for ovarian cancer in order to provide patients with truly personalized care. Her work additionally focuses on reversing chemotherapy resistance in ovarian and uterine cancers.

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
OvaryA Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind Study of Pembrolizumab Versus Placebo in Combination With Paclitaxel With or Without Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Platinum-resistant Recurrent Ovarian Cancer (KEYNOTE-B96/ENGOT-ov65)
OvaryA Phase 2, Single Arm Study of Mirvetuximab Soravtansine in Recurrent Platinum-Sensitive, High-Grade Epithelial Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal, or Fallopian Tube Cancers With High Folate Receptor-Alpha Expression (PICCOLO)
OvaryA Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Adaptive, Placebo/Paclitaxel-Controlled Study of AVB-S6-500 in Combination With Paclitaxel in Patients With Platinum-Resistant Recurrent Ovarian Cancer (AXLerate-OC)
OvaryA Multicenter Phase 3, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Comparing Chemo-Immunotherapy (Paclitaxel-Carboplatin- Oregovomab) vs Chemotherapy (Paclitaxel-Carboplatin- Placebo) in Patients With Advanced Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube or Peritoneal Carcinoma
CervixA Randomized, Phase 3, Double-Blind Study of Chemoradiotherapy With or Without Pembrolizumab for the Treatment of High-risk, Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer (KEYNOTE-A18 / ENGOT-cx11)
Corpus UteriA Phase II Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Mirvetuximab Soravtansine (IMGN853) in Women With Folate Receptor-α Positive Persistent or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer
Other Female Genital; OvaryA Randomized Phase III, Two-Arm Trial of Paclitaxel/Carboplatin/Maintenance Letrozole Versus Letrozole Monotherapy in Patients With Stage II-IV, Primary Low-Grade Serous Carcinoma of the Ovary or Peritoneum
Corpus UteriA Phase II Evaluation of Sacituzumab Govitecan (IMMU-132), an Anti-Trop-2-SN-38 Antibody-drug Conjugate, in Patients With Persistent or Recurrent Endometrial Carcinoma
Other Female GenitalA Phase III Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475, NSC #776864) in Addition to Paclitaxel and Carboplatin for Measurable Stage III or IVA, Stage IVB or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer
Corpus Uteri; Larynx; Lung; Soft Tissue; Unknown SitesA Phase 2 Open Label Study of Sacituzumab Govitecan (IMMU-132) in Subjects With Metastatic Solid Tumors
Anus; Bones and Joints; Brain and Nervous System; Breast - Female; Breast - Male; Colon; Corpus Uteri; Esophagus; Eye and Orbit; Hodgkin's Lymphoma; Kaposi's sarcoma; Kidney; Larynx; Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx; Liver; Lung; Lymphoid Leukemia; Melanoma, skin; Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma; Other Digestive Organ; Other Endocrine System; Other Female Genital; Other Male Genital; Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs; Other Skin; Other Urinary; Ovary; Pancreas; Prostate; Rectum; Small Intestine; Soft Tissue; Stomach; Thyroid; Cervix; Urinary BladderNCI-MATCH: Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors or Lymphomas
Corpus Uteri; Other Female GenitalA Phase II Evaluation of Afatinib