Wen Wee Ma, M.B.B.S.


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Wen Wee Ma, M.B.B.S., is a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers. His clinical focus includes:

  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Biliary tract and liver cancers
  • Stomach and esophageal cancer

Dr. Ma also has a special interest in evaluating new anti-cancer therapies in early clinical development. He treats advanced solid cancers patients in the Early Cancer Therapeutics/Phase I clinic that offers clinical trials of novel anti-cancer drugs. His research has contributed to the establishment of new treatment standards for metastatic pancreatic cancer, and has been involved in the development of national guideline for pancreatic cancer management.

  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Early Cancer Therapeutics/Phase I clinical trials
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Hepatobiliary cancer
  • Gastro-esophageal cancer
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Clinical and Research Fellowship, Medical Oncology & HematologyJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  2. 2007
    Certificate - The Science of Clinical InvestigationJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine and School of Public Health
  3. 2004
    Internship/Residency - Internal MedicineJohns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  4. 2001
    Residency - Internal MedicineNational University Hospital of Singapore
  5. 2000
    InternshipMinistry of Health - Singapore
  6. 1999
    MBBSUniversity of Sydney


  1. 2007
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Outstanding Clinical Research Award for Junior FacultyState University of New York at Buffalo
  2. 2010
    Clinical Translational Research Center FellowState University of New York at Buffalo
  3. 2009
    Investigator AwardCancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
  4. 2008
    Oncology Scholar-in-Training AwardAACR-Bristol-Myer-Squibb
  5. 2007
    A*STAR Biomedical Research Council Travel AwardA*STAR, Singapore
  6. 2007
    Young Investigator AwardAmerican Society for Clinical Oncology

Professional memberships

  1. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  2. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  3. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology


Research activities

See a description of research activities.