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Adusumilli, Prasad S.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Prasad Adusumilli studies tumor immunology and the development of T-cell-mediated immunotherapy for thoracic malignancies and pleural-based diseases.

B

Pictured: Renier J. Brentjens
Brentjens, Renier J.
Director, Cellular Therapeutics
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Renier Brentjens develops novel immunotherapies for leukemias and lymphomas.

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Pictured: Jorge A. Carrasquillo
Carrasquillo, Jorge A.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Jorge Carrasquillo focuses on the development of targeted radioimmunotherapy drugs.
Cheung, Nai-Kong V.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Nai-Kong Cheung focuses on engineering of antibodies and immune cells to treat solid tumors in children.

D

Pictured: Samuel Danishefsky
Danishefsky, Samuel
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program
Samuel Danishefsky investigates the synthesis of antitumor natural products and of fully synthetic carbohydrate-based vaccines.
DeMatteo, Ronald
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Ronald DeMatteo focuses on strategies to reduce immune subversion in gastrointestinal stromal tumor and liver cancer and on immunobiology in liver cancer.
Pictured: Liang Deng
Deng, Liang
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Liang Deng studies poxvirus interface with the immune system and the development of poxviruses as oncolytic and immunotherapy for cancers.

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Hanash, Alan M.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Alan Hanash studies transplant immunology and immune-mediated mechanisms of tissue damage and regeneration.
Pictured: Alan Houghton
Houghton, Alan
Immunology Program
Cancer immunologist Alan Houghton studies the immune response to cancer, immune recognition of self and mutated molecules, and development of new immunotherapies.
Pictured: Katharine C. Hsu
Hsu, Katharine C.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Katharine Hsu studies the biology of human natural killer cells and how they contribute to disease processes.

O

Pictured: Richard O'Reilly
O'Reilly, Richard J.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Richard O'Reilly investigates the genetic disparities and cellular interactions between donor and host that affect allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation.

R

Pictured: Govind Ragupathi
Ragupathi, Govind
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Govind Ragupathi studies tumor vaccinology, including approaches to augmenting the antibody and T cell response to defined cancer antigens.

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Scheinberg, David A.
Chair, Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program, SKI
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program
Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program Chair David Scheinberg focuses on the discovery and development of novel, specific immunotherapeutic agents and targeted nanodevices for cancer therapy.

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Wolchok, Jedd D.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Jedd Wolchok investigates novel approaches for cancer immunotherapy and mechanisms of tumor cell–immune cell interactions.

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Pictured: James Young
Young, James W.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist James Young studies innate and adaptive immunity against tumors and viruses stimulated by human dendritic cells.