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Sergio Quezada

Non-Executive Chairman
Healthcare
Bilcare Research
American Samoa

Biography

 Sergio Quezada is a Professorial Research Fellow and a Group Leader of the Immune Regulation and Tumour Immunotherapy Laboratory at University College London Cancer Institute. He is an expert in basic and translational research relating to cancer immunology with a focus on T cell immunobiology, immune-regulation, and the interplay between cancerous and immune cells within the tumour microenvironment. He has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the mechanisms underpinning the in vivo activity of checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs), particularly on the mechanisms of action of anti-CTLA-4 antibodies. Dr. Quezada has been the recipient of Dartmouth’s John W. Strohbern Medal for excellence in biomedical research, a CRUK Career Development Fellowship and the Cancer Research Institute investigator Award. Most recently he was awarded with a Cancer Research UK Senior Cancer Research Fellowship. Dr. Quezada holds a Ph.D. from Dartmouth Medical School. From 2004 to 2010 he held a post-doctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. James Allison at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Research Interest

 Sergio Quezada is a Professorial Research Fellow and a Group Leader of the Immune Regulation and Tumour Immunotherapy Laboratory at University College London Cancer Institute. He is an expert in basic and translational research relating to cancer immunology with a focus on T cell immunobiology, immune-regulation, and the interplay between cancerous and immune cells within the tumour microenvironment. He has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the mechanisms underpinning the in vivo activity of checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs), particularly on the mechanisms of action of anti-CTLA-4 antibodies. Dr. Quezada has been the recipient of Dartmouth’s John W. Strohbern Medal for excellence in biomedical research, a CRUK Career Development Fellowship and the Cancer Research Institute investigator Award. Most recently he was awarded with a Cancer Research UK Senior Cancer Research Fellowship. Dr. Quezada holds a Ph.D. from Dartmouth Medical School. From 2004 to 2010 he held a post-doctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. James Allison at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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