Lekha Mikkilineni, MD, Oncology, Bethesda, MD


Oncology Bethesda, MD

Assistant Research Physician, National Cancer Institute

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  • I am an oncologist who works on Phase 1 CAR T-cell clinical trials for hematological malignancies in the Kochenderfer Clinical Group at the National Cancer Institute.

Education & Training

  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
    National Institutes of Health Clinical CenterFELLOWSHIP
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Thomas Jefferson UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Tulane University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2013 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CCF-ASCO Young Investigator Award ASCO; Funded by NIH, 2019
  • Clinical Training Research Institute American Society of Hematology, 2018

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations



  • Infectious Complications Associated with CAR T-Cell Therapy 
    61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting - Orlando, FL - 12/7/2019
  • T Cells Expressing an Anti-B-Cell Maturation Antigen (BCMA) Chimeric Antigen Receptor with a Fully-Human Heavy-Chain-Only Antigen Recognition Domain Induce Remissions ... 
    61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting - Orlando, FL - 12/7/2019