2019 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 3rd World Immunotherapy Council Young Investigators Symposium, part of SITC’s 34th Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs in 2019.

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.

2019 International Scholars

George Abraham, MD
Immuno-Oncology Society of India (I-OSI)

Kristin Anderson, PhD
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

Claudia Arndt, PhD
Tumor Immunology Meets Oncology (TIMO)

Diana Canals Hernaez
Canadian Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (CCIC)

Nadine Hall
Institute for Cancer Vaccines and Immunotherapy (ICVI)

Kai He, MD, PhD
Chinese American Hematology Oncology Network (CAHON)

Yuki Kagoya, MD, PhD
Japanese Association of Cancer Immunology (JACI)

Hye Ryun Kim, MD, PhD
Korean Cancer Association (KCA)

Sebastian Kobold, MD
Cancer Drug Development Forum (CDDF)

Domenico Mallardo, PhD
Societa Compana di ImmunoTerapia Oncologica (SCITO)

Chiara Massa, PhD
German Cancer Immunology group in the German Immunology Society

Gitta Panczel, MD
National Institute of Oncology, Budapest

Eliana Ruggiero, PhD
Adoptive Engineered T cell Targeting to Activate Cancer Killing (ATTACK)

Panagiotis Sarantis, MSc
University of Athens

Dhifaf Sarhan, PhD
Scandinavian Network for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SNIC)

Timothy Shuen, PhD
Singapore Society of Oncology - Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (SSO-CIC)
Haoyu Sun, PhD
Committee for Tumor Immunology and Bio-Therapy (TIBIT)
Davis Torrejon, MD
Spanish Group of Immuno-Biological Therapeutics in Cancer (GETICA)
Vivek Verma, PhD
Tumor Vaccine and Cell Therapy Working Group (TVACT)
Tassilo Wachsmann, MSc
Dutch Tumor Immunology Meeting (DTIM)
Kilian Wistuba-Hamprecht, Dr. rer. nat.
Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC)