Leila Sellam

Graduate Research Assistant

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Leila Sellam

Lab Phone

646-888-2353

Mentor

Taha Merghoub, PhD

Start Year

2018

End Year

2018

Increased glucose uptake due to high energy requirements is one of the major hallmarks of tumor metabolism. Accelerated tumor glycolysis generates an unfavorable immune microenvironment that limits intra-tumor T-cell infiltration and activation. My work focuses on targeting tumor glycolysis to potentiate anti-tumor T-cell responses and the activity of immunotherapy.