Timothy P. Cripe, MD, PhD

Timothy Cripe

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Dr. Cripe's clinical interests include gene and viral therapies for solid tumors in children, including brain tumors, neuroblastoma, and bone and soft tissue sarcomas. His current research focuses on developing and testing new, targeted therapies for pediatric solid tumors and translating those findings into clinical studies. He was among the first in the country to launch clinical trials of attenuated oncolytic viruses in children. Dr. Cripe completed his degrees in medicine and philosophy and received his pediatric residency training at the University of Iowa. He was a fellow in pediatric hematology/oncology at the Children's Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and at the Children's Hospital and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. He has been on faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, where he was the founding director of the comprehensive sarcoma program and the medical director of the Translational Research Trials Office. Dr. Cripe is voted among the Best Doctors in America.

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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 01/27/2012

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
Fellowship The Children's Hospital - University of Colorado Date Completed: 06/30/1995
Fellowship Boston Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1993
Residency University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 07/01/1992
Medical School University of Iowa Date Completed: 05/06/1989
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Cripe Lab

Curing Pediatric Cancer

Inside Dr. Timothy Cripe's Research Lab