Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Storkus, Walter
Medicine, Bioengineering Department
Storkus, Walter
Faculty
Secondary Appointment Faculty
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Characterization of antigens expressed differentially by tumor cells or cells within the tumor-associated stroma; development of vaccines for the treatment of melanoma, renal cell carcinoma and head-and-neck carcinomas; development of immunogene therapies for cancer; monitoring and manipulating the balance of Type-1 versus non-Type-1 T cell responses to tumors; analyzing combinational therapies for their potential to correct immune dysfunction in the tumor microenvironment.