Company: Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis
Job title: Associate Professor
Todd A. Fehniger, MD/PhD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. His laboratory focuses on improving our understanding of innate immunity and how natural killer (NK) cells develop and function. His group also discovers new approaches to enhance NK cell responses against blood cancers, and translates these findings into practical immunotherapy strategies for patients with cancer, including NK cellular therapeutics. He serves as the Medical and Scientific Director of the Biological Therapy Shared Resource at the Siteman Cancer Center, and Scientific Co-Director of the Center for Gene and Cellular Immunotherapy.
Understanding the Biology and Molecular Program NK Cell Memory 1:00 pm
• Outline the critical understanding of memory and memory-like NK cells and their attributes • Review distinct types of NK cell memory and memory-like responses • Present the current understanding of the molecular program of memory-like NK cells • Relate recent pre-clinical work supporting memory-like NK cells in solid tumorsRead more