Chair, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics
Richard and Barbara Schiffrin President’s Distinguished Professor
Director, Institute for Immunology
Co-program Leader, Immunobiology Program Abramson Cancer Center
Co-director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
University of Pennsylvania
For essential cancer immunology research findings dedicated to defining the genetic and epigenetic control mechanisms of T cell exhaustion that have contributed to the elucidation of PDL-1 blockade and helped guide the development of immunotherapy treatments for cancer patients including several FDA-approved checkpoint inhibitor therapies for multiple cancer indications.
The AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology recognizes an active scientist whose outstanding and innovative research has made a major impact on the cancer field and has the potential to stimulate new directions in cancer immunology. To learn more please visit the press release.
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