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Prasad S. Adusumilli
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.

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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.
Pictured: Timothy Chan
Chan, Timothy A.
Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Physician-scientist Timothy Chan focuses on the identification and characterization of tumor suppressors in glioblastoma and breast cancer.
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.

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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.

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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.

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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; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics
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.
Schietinger, Andrea
Immunology Program
Cancer Immunologist Andrea Schietinger investigates immune responses to cancer, molecular mechanisms underlying tumor-induced T cell dysfunction, and new approaches for cancer immunotherapy.

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Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
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.