Fatemeh Ardeshir, MD, MSc


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Oncologist
Lung Cancer
Phase I Clinical Trials Unit
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Fatemeh Ardeshir, MD, MSc, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology, Dr. Ardeshir`s primary clinical focus is thoracic oncology including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymic tumors.

Dr. Ardeshir is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. She holds professional memberships with American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, American Association for Cancer Research, Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer and International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group. She is an active investigator with the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group.


Dr. Ardeshir received her MD from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She completed her fellowship in hematology/oncology and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Research at Indiana University.


Dr. Ardeshir`s scholarly and research activities are on new target discovery and defining an immune resistance mechanism in lung cancer. She also has clinical and research interests in thymic epithelial tumors.


Dr. Ardeshir has been published in several leading journals including Clinical Lung Cancer, JCO-Precision Oncology and Lung Cancer Journal.

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Dr. Ardeshir is the recipient of the following awards and honors:

  • Young Investigator Award in Translational Research, ECOG-ACRIN, 2023
  • Career Advancement Award, Binaytara Foundation, 2023
  • Americal Philosophical Society grant award to investigate the mechanism of resistance in small cell lung cancer, 2023
  • ASCO Merit Award, 2021
  • Career Development Alumni Award, Indiana University, 2021
  • ASCO Mentoring Reviewing Program, 2020
  • Medicine Department Research Award, Case Western Reserve University, 2019

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