Martin D. Abeloff, M.D.

Scientific Advisory Committee In Memoriam

Martin D. Abeloff was an international authority on the treatment of breast cancer and chief oncologist and director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University.  Abeloff was an esteemed member of the V Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Committee.

Dr. Abeloff specialized in solid-tumor research, treatment of lung and breast cancer, and the transfer of research findings from the laboratory to the clinic. While he served as leader of the Kimmel center, the number of faculty members doubled, its research funding increased sixfold and it consistently ranked among the nation’s top three cancer centers.