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George Coukos, MD, PhD

George Coukos, MD, PhD

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Laussane, Switzerland

Class of 2023

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Cancer Immunotherapy, T Cell Engineering, Ovarian Cancer

For seminal contributions to characterizing the occurrence of spontaneous immune responses in ovarian tumors, for demonstrating that tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes may function as strong predictors of enhanced ovarian cancer survival, for identifying fundamental mechanisms regulating T-cell infiltration in cancers and the regulatory function of the tumor endothelial barrier, and for designing and implementing rational immunotherapy clinical trials leveraging the above mechanisms.