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1960s - Lippman

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Spring

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Marc E. Lippman, M.D. ’68, a pioneering breast cancer researcher, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Lippman currently chairs the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. He was previously director of the cancer research center at Georgetown University and spent 18 years as a senior investigator with the National Cancer Institute. Lippman, who started in Miami on May 1, has five patents and author credit on more than 600 articles, chapters and books. Lippman is currently studying biological markers that could predict which breast tumors will respond to hormone therapy. He will continue to see patients and, with his new post, will also chair the Department of Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital.