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Carl June, MD

Carl June, MD

Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Director Center for Cellular Immunotherapies and Director of Translational Research, Abramson Cancer Center

The University of Pennsylvania

Biography

Carl June is the Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He is currently Director of the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies and Director of Translational Research in the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, and is an Investigator of the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute. He is a graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, 1979. He completed graduate training in immunology and malaria at the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, and post-doctoral training in transplantation biology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, and maintains a research laboratory that studies various mechanisms of lymphocyte activation that relate to immune tolerance and adoptive immunotherapy for cancer and chronic infection. He has published more than 350 manuscripts and is the recipient of numerous prizes and honors.