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Elizabeth                      Griffiths

Elizabeth Griffiths MD

Department of Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus



Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Oncology, Johns Hopkins, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (2009)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital (2005)
  • MD, Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, MD with Distinction (2002)
  • Associate Medical Staff, Kaleida Health (2010-present)
  • Staff Physician, Carroll Hospital Center (2009-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Research Expertise:
  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
  • Hematologic Oncology
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative diseases (MPD)
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2010
    Wnt inhibitor methylation mediates upregulated B-catenin signaling in AML.
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 2010
    Randomized Phase II Study of Epigenetic Priming with Inductin Chemotherapy in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2010
    A Phase 1, Dose Escalation, Multicenter Study of Two Subcutaneous Regimens of SGI-110, a DNY Hypomethylating Agent,in Subjects with Intermediate-2 or High-risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) or Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Role: Principal Investigator

Professional Memberships:
  • Cancer and Leukemia Group B (Alliance) (2010–present)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) (2007–present)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH) (2006–present)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (2005–present)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP) (2003–present)

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Contact Information

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Carlton and Elm Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: (716) 845-2300

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