The Houghton Laboratory includes an interesting mix of molecular biologists, immunologists, medical oncologists, and surgeons. This environment provides cross-fertilization of scientists and clinical investigators.
Alan Houghton, MD
Research FocusCancer immunologist Alan Houghton studies the immune response to cancer, immune recognition of self and mutated molecules, and development of new immunotherapies.
EducationMD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
- Ferrone CR, Perales MA, Goldberg SM, Somberg CJ, Hirschhorn-Cymerman D, Gregor PD, Turk MJ, Ramirez-Montagut T, Gold JS, Houghton AN, Wolchok JD. Adjuvanticity of plasmid DNA encoding cytokines fused to immunoglobulin Fc domains.Clin Cancer Res. 2006;12(18):5511-9.
- Perales MA, Diab A, Cohen AD, Huggins DW, Guevara-Patino JA, Hubbard VM, Engelhorn ME, Kochman AA, Eng JM, Mortazavi F, Alpdogan O, Terwey TH, Heller G, Wolchok JD, Houghton AN, van den Brink MR. DNA immunization against tissue-restricted antigens enhances tumor immunity after allogeneic hemopoietic stem cell transplantation. J Immunol. 2006;177(6):4159-67.