Dr. Xiuning Le, M.D., Ph.D.
Xiuning Le, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Le received her MD from Peking Union Medical College in China and then obtained a PhD in Genetics at Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). After her trainings, she joined MD Anderson as a faculty member in the Department of Thoracic Medical Oncology.
Dr. Le’s clinical focus is on oncogene-driven lung cancers. She applies genomics expertise in her translational work to understand resistance mechanisms to targeted and immunotherapy. Currently, she serves as a PI for multiple trials focusing on EGFR-mutant or MET exon 14 skipping non-small cell lungs. Dr. Le is a recipient of many prestige junior investigator awards, such as stand-up-to-cancer (SU2C)-V scholar, as well as ASCO young investigator award and career development award.