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Ashwin Somasundaram, MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member who treats patients with GI cancers including gastroesophageal, hepatopancreatobiliary, intestinal and colorectal cancers. He has research interests in translational tumor immunology and early phase clinical trial development, especially in pancreatic cancer.

MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology
UNC Lineberger Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence
UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research

Area of Interest

​I take care of patients with GI cancers including gastroesophageal, hepatopancreatobiliary, intestinal, and colorectal cancers. I have a particular interest in translational tumor immunology and early phase clinical trial development, especially in pancreatic cancer.

Awards and Honors

  • IASLC Best Fellows’ Abstract Oral Presentation Award, 2019
  • AAI Young Investigator Best Oral Presentation Award, 2019
  • IASLC Young Investigator Award Grant, 2019
  • Immuno-Oncology 1st Place Clinical Fellow Award, 2019
  • Fund for Innovation in Cancer Informatics Award, 2019

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