Roy S. Herbst MD, PhD

Ensign Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Professor of Pharmacology; Chief of Medical Oncology, Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven; Associate Director for Translational Research, Yale Cancer Center; Clinical Research Program Leader, Thoracic Oncology Program, Yale Cancer Center

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Thoracic Oncology Program

Medical Oncology

Education & Training

  • B.S., Yale University (1984)
  • M.S., Yale University (1984)
  • Ph.D., Rockefeller University (1990)
  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College (1991)
  • MMS, Harvard University (1997)
  • Residency, Brigham and Women`s Hospital , Internal Medicine (1992 - 1994)
  • Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute , Medical Oncology (1994 - 1997)
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women`s Hospital , Medical Hematology (1996 - 1997)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Lung cancer; Thoracic Oncology; Personalized Cancer Medicine; Clinical Trials for Lung cancer; Tumor profiling; Tumor biomakers


Cancers Treated

Lung


Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology, Board Certified (1997)

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
LungA Phase 1b Open-label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of MEDI4736 in Combination with Tremelimumab in Subjects With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Bladder, Breast - Female, Lung, Pancreas, and StomachA Phase 1/2, Open-label Study of Nivolumab Monotherapy or Nivolumab combined with Ipilimumab in Subjects with Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors
Lung and Melanoma, skinA Phase 2 Study of MK-3475 in patients with metastatic melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer with untreated brain metastases
LungA Phase 1b/2 Study of OMP-59R5 in Combination with Etoposide and Platinum Therapy in Subjects with Untreated Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (PINNACLE: Phase 1b/2 INvestigation of anti-Notch Antibody Therapy with Cisplatin and Etoposide in Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Safety and Efficacy)
LungPhase 1b/2, Multicenter, Open-label Study of Carfilzomib, Carboplatin, and Etoposide in Subjects with Previously Untreated Extensive-stage Small-cell Lung Cancer

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