2023 International Scholars

The World Immunotherapy Council—a collaborative group of more than 20 organizations from the U.S. and abroad with a shared interest in promoting research and translation of cancer immunotherapy—selected the young investigators below to present during the 5th World Immunotherapy Council Young Investigators Symposium, part of SITC’s Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs in 2023.

Chosen for exemplary work in the field, these scholars contributed insights and perspectives into future issues, challenges and improvements as cancer immunotherapy is integrated into mainstream cancer treatment.

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Hiroyasu Aoki, MD, PhD  Hiroyasu Aoki, MD, PhD  
Japanese Association of Cancer Immunology (JACI)

Vincent  Chuang, MDVincent  Chuang, MD
The Taiwanese Oncology Society (TOS)

Anirban Das, MDAnirban Das, MD
Canadian Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (CCIC)

Gloria  Delfanti , PhDGloria Delfanti, PhD
Italian Network for Tumor Biotherapy (NIBIT)

KapteinPaulien Kaptein, PhD Candidate  
KWF working society-Dutch Tumor Immunology Meeting (KWF-DTIM)

KoustasEvangelos Koustas, MD, PhD
University of Athens (National Greek Organization)

MarkowitzGeoffrey Markowitz, PhD
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

OttavianoMargaret Ottaviano, PhD, MD
Società Campana di ImmunoTerapia Oncologica (SCITO)

Mykyta Pepenin, MDMykyta Pepenin, MD
Ukraine (Peace & Development Foundation)

PérezLorena Pérez-Amill, PhD
Spanish Group of Immuno-Biological Therapeutics in Cancer (GETICA)

PeriasamyParthiban Periasamy, PhD   
Singapore Society of Oncology - Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (SSO-CIC)

Federica Riccardo, PhDFederica Riccardo, PhD
Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC)

RizviZaigham Rizvi, PhD
Immuno-Oncology Society of India (I-OSI)

TorralbaLamberto Torralba-Raga, PhD
Scandinavian Network for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SNIC)

Lesley Wu, MD

Lesley Wu, MD 
Chinese American Hematology Oncology Network (CAHON)

Chinese Society for Clinical Oncology (CSCO)Jiachen Xu, MD
Chinese Society for Clinical Oncology (CSCO)