Jonathan Lewis (oncologist)

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Jonathan J. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D.
Occupation Surgeon, biomedical researcher, entrepreneur, CEO, cancer drug developer

Jonathan J. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D., is a surgeon, biomedical researcher and entrepreneur. He spent a decade at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City both treating patients and conducting research.[1][2] Following his career as a surgeon, Dr. Lewis was recruited to head a biotech startup, and he currently serves as CEO and executive chairman of ZIOPHARM Oncology.[3][4]


  1. ^ "The Sarcoma Foundation Of America Honors Jonathan Lewis With 2009 Vision Of Hope Award". Medical News Today. 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  2. ^ Search Results for author Lewis JJ on PubMed.
  3. ^ ZIOPHARM Leadership Page accessed May 2, 2015
  4. ^ "FDA Blesses Ziopharm Cancer Drug". Forbes. 2008-09-05. Retrieved 2014-03-01.