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Breakthroughs in Genetic Medicine

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Carl June, M.D., Center for Cellular Immunotherapies, University of Pennsylvania
The Car-T cell revolution

Carl H. June is the Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy, Director of the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies and Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Background – Dr. June is a graduate of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, 1979. He had graduate training in Immunology and malaria with Dr. Paul-Henri Lambert at the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland from 1978-79, and post-doctoral training in transplantation biology with Dr. E. Donnell Thomas at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle from 1983-1986. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He founded the Immune Cell Biology Program and was head of the Department of Immunology at the Naval Medical Research Institute from 1990 to 1995. He rose to Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Cell and Molecular Biology at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland before assuming his current position at the University of Pennsylvania as of February 1, 1999.

Research – Dr. June’s pioneering work is being widely recognized as a major turning point that is delivering on the long-held promise of cancer gene therapy. Carl June has made paradigm-shifting contributions to the field of cellular immunology, with potentially field-changing

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