Personal HistoryDr. Bao completed her medical school training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she received her M.D. in 2003. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD in 2006. During her residency, Dr. Bao received formal training in acupuncture at Helm Medical Acupuncture Institute affiliated with UCLA and was subsequently licensed to practice acupuncture in Maryland. Right after residency, in 2006, she enrolled in Medical Oncology Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center when she developed interest in translational breast cancer research and acupuncture research. Dr. Bao became a joint faculty at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and Center for Integrative Medicine on 7/1/2009.
Research InterestsDr. Bao's long-term research goal is to integrate complementary and alternative medicine into oncology practice in order to improve the patients' quality of life and prevent cancer. She is also interested in studying the mechanism of acupuncture.
Clinical Speciality* Breast Cancer
Bao, T, Zhang, R, Badros, A, Lao, L, Acupuncture Treatment for Bortezomib-induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Pain Research and Treatment, March 2011
Chumsri, S., Howes, T., Bao, T., Sabnis, G., Brodie, A. Aromatase, aromatase inhibitors, and breast cancer. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2011 Feb 15.
Bao, T, Ye, X, Skinner, J, Cao, B, Fisher, J, Nesbit, S, Grossman, S, The Analgesic Effect of Magnetic Acupressure during Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy Procedure in Cancer Patients: A Randomized, Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Feb 2011
Bao, T, Fetting, J, Mumford, L, Zorzi, J, Shahverdi, K, Jeter, S, Herlong, F, Stearns, V, Lee, L, "Severe prolonged cholestatic hepatitis caused by exemestane" Breast Cancer Res Treat, October 2009
Bao, T, "Use of Acupuncture in the Control of Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting" The Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, May 2009
Bao, T, "A Moving Target: Heterogeneous and Dynamic Breast Cancer" The Breast Cancer Report, Summer 2008: 25-31
Bao, T, Davidson N. "Genetic Profiling of Breast Cancer" Advances in Surgery, 42 (2008) 249-260.
Bao, T, "oHER2-Related Issues and Novel Agents" The Breast Cancer Report, winter 2008:5-10.
Bao, T, Davidson N. "Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Premenopausal Women with Early Breast Cancer" Breast Cancer Research, 2007;9:115
Bao, T, Davidson N. "How We Maintain Bone Health in Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients on Aromatase Inhibitors" Journal of Oncology Practice, 2007: November: 323-25.
Bao, T, Prowell, T, Stearns, V. "Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer: Tamoxifen, Raloxifene, and Beyond" American Journal of Therapeutics, 2006 Jul-Aug;13 (4):337-48.
Bao, T, Smith, B.D., Karp, J.E. "New Agents in the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Snapshot of signal Transduction Modulation" Clinical Advances in Hematology & Oncology, 2005 Apr; 3(4):287-302.
Smith, B.D., Bao, T., Karp, J.E. "New Concepts in the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Malignancies: Selected Pathways for Targeted Therapy" Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents, 2005 Jan-Jun;19(1-2):23-32.
Bao, T, "The Doctor" Pharos, 2004; 67: 37-38
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