Filipa Lynce, MD

Medical Oncologist/Translational Researcher

 Dr. Lynce joined the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She graduated from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in Portugal. She received her initial clinical training in Portugal. She then moved to Washington, DC and received additional training in Internal Medicine and Hematology-Oncology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

She is a practicing oncologist specializing in breast cancer, and she is also a member of the Developmental Therapeutics program at Lombardi. Her research is focused on novel therapies for breast cancer, health disparities, and hereditary breast cancer. 

She was the recipient of an American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award in 2013, an ASPIRE Breast Cancer Resarch Award and an American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, both in 2015.