Currently, I am a clinician/scientist in the field of cell based immunotherapy. Clinically, I serve as Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City/Children’s Mercy Hospital practicing hematopoietic stem cell transplant. My research interests include immune reconstitution post-stem cell transplantation and solid tumor immunotherapy. My focus as Director of Innovation in Cellular Therapy is building research collaborations to further various cell based immunotherapy approaches in cancer, autoimmune disease and solid organ transplantation tolerance.

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