Ravi A. Madan, M.D.

Senior Clinician

Genitourinary Malignancies Branch


Building 10, Room 13N240B
Bethesda, MD 20892




Dr. Madan is an Assistant Clinical Investigator at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), conducting clinical research in therapeutic cancer vaccines and genitourinary malignancies. Dr. Madan received his M.D. from the UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in 2001 and completed his internal medicine residency at UMDNJ-University Hospital in June 2004. He joined the NCI Medical Oncology Branch as an oncology/hematology fellow in 2005. He currently holds a joint appointment in the Medical Oncology Branch and the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology. His research interests are focused on immune stimulating therapeutic cancer vaccines and novel therapies in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Selected Publications

  1. Madan RA, Gulley JL. (R)Evolutionary therapy: the potential of immunotherapy to fulfill the promise of personalized cancer treatment. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015;107(1):347.

  2. Madan RA, Bilusic M, Heery C, Schlom J, Gulley JL. Clinical evaluation of TRICOM vector therapeutic cancer vaccines. Semin Oncol. 2012;39(3):296-304.

  3. Madan RA, Heery CR, Gulley JL. Combination of vaccine and immune checkpoint inhibitor is safe with encouraging clinical activity. Oncoimmunology. 2012;1(7):1167-1168.

  4. Madan RA, Mohebtash M, Arlen PM, Vergati M, Rauckhorst M, Steinberg SM, Tsang KY, Poole DJ, Parnes HL, Wright JJ, Dahut WL, Schlom J, Gulley JL. Ipilimumab and a poxviral vaccine targeting prostate-specific antigen in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: a phase 1 dose-escalation trial. Lancet Oncol. 2012;13(5):501-8.

  5. Madan RA, Arlen PM, Gulley JL. PANVAC-VF: poxviral-based vaccine therapy targeting CEA and MUC1 in carcinoma. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2007;7(4):543-54.

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