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Five Years of Transforming Cancer Immunotherapy Research, Five Promises Kept
New CAR-T Approach Could Overcome Resistance, Avoid Relapse in Some Cancer Patients
Funding the Future of Cancer Research: The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Awards Nearly $3 Million to Six Early Career Researchers
Develop breakthrough immune therapies to turn all cancers into curable diseases faster
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Our research team aims to answer immunotherapy’s most fundamental questions. What happens to the immune system when a patient gets cancer? How can we make immunotherapy kill all types of tumors so more patients can live a cancer-free life? We work with the best in academia and industry to find answers, fast. And we’re building an arsenal of new tools – from cancer vaccines to next-gen cell therapies – so we can end cancer. For good.
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John Connolly, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Samantha Bucktrout, PhD
Lisa Butterfield, PhD
Vice President, PICI Research Center
Sara Marr, MS
Senior Program Manager Research
Theresa LaVallee, PhD
Vice President, Translational Medicine and Regulatory Affairs
Lacey Kitch, PhD
Head of Informatics
Christine (Chris) Spencer, PhD
Associate Director, Informatics
Associate Director, Biospecimen Operations
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Can we outsmart cancer by learning from the past?
A data-driven approach to metastatic triple negative breast cancer
Tackling one of the toughest disease sites to unlock the promise of cell and gene therapy in solid tumors
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Improving cancer vaccines and cell therapies for patients through AI.