Philip A. Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP
Dr. Kathryn Cramer Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Leader, GI & Neuroendocrine Multidisciplinary Team
Vice President for Medical Affairs
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Dr. Philip Philip received his medical degree from the University of Baghdad, College of Medicine in Iraq, and his PhD in clinical pharmacology and pharmacogenetics at the University of London Guy’s Hospital Medical School in the UK. He completed a residency at the University of Baghdad, and a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Oxford and the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Philip is a professor of oncology and medicine at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Karmanos Cancer Center. He is the leader of the GI & neuroendocrine multidisciplinary team and vice president for medical affairs at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, as well as the Kathryn Cramer MD Endowed Professor in Cancer Research at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.
Dr. Philip is USA board-certified in medical oncology and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in the UK. He chairs the pancreatic cancer committee at the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and is a member of the International Liver Cancer Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
A frequent national and international lecturer, Dr. Philip authored over 200 manuscripts, review articles, editorials, and co-edited a book on pancreatic cancer. His major research interests are in the development of new therapies for gastrointestinal and neuroendocrine cancers with a special focus on pancreatic cancer. He has been the principal investigator on numerous local and national clinical trials in GI cancers.