Houston Methodist Academic Institute

2nd Annual Ann Kimball and John W. Johnson Center for Cellular Therapeutics Symposium

Learn how Houston Methodist is leading medicine by leveraging the latest advances in cell therapy to target unmet needs. The event features five elite guest speakers, a poster session and prizes awarded to top presenters.

“Slipping the Surly Bonds” of Immune Cell Therapies

Presented by Malcom K. Brenner, MD, PhD

Malcolm K. Brenner, MD, PhD, is the Fayez Sarofim Chair and Distinguished Service Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and founding director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, and Texas Children’s Hospital. Brenner obtained his medical degrees and his PhD from the University of Cambridge. In 1990, he became the head of the Cell and Gene Therapy Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Brenner has devoted his career to the field of stem cell transplantation through the therapeutic use of T cell immunologic approaches and genetic engineering strategies, particularly in the treatment of cancer. His interests now include combining oncolytic virotherapy with cellular immunotherapy.

PRESENTED BY ANN KIMBALL AND JOHN W. JOHNSON CENTER FOR CELLULAR THERAPEUTICS

Friday, April 26 at 8:00am to 2:30pm

Houston Methodist Research Institute, John F. Bookout Auditorium, R2-306
6670 Bertner Avenue

Event Type

Conference, Seminar

Attendance Options

In-Person

Category

Research, Regularly Scheduled Series

Department & Center
Academic Institute, Department of Neurology
Speaker

Malcolm K. Brenner, MD, PhD Fayez S. Sarofim Chair and Distinguished Service Professor Pediatrics, and Molecular and Human Genetics Founding Director, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Baylor College of Medicine Professor, Medicine Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital

Contact Email

kahartman@houstonmethodist.org

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