2015 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 1st World Immunotherapy Council Young Investigators Symposium, part of SITC’s 30th Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs in 2015.

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.

2015 International Scholars

Amir A. Al-Khami, PhD
Tumor Vaccine and Cell Therapy Working Group (TVACT)

Vanessa Clay, MBChB
Adoptive Engineered T Cell Trials to Achieve Cancer Killing (ATTACK)

Hsiang-Fong Kao, MD
The Chinese Oncology Society (COS)

Chiara Camisaschi, PhD
Cancer Drug Development Forum (CDDF)

Gabriele Madonna, MD
Societa Campana di ImmunoTerapia Oncologica (SCITO)

Yuka Maeda, PhD
Japanese Association of Cancer Immunotherapy (JACI)

Gyorgy Naszados, MD
National Institute of Oncology, Budapest, Hungary

Julie Nielsen, PhD
Canadian Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (CCIC)

Chiara Martinoli, PhD
Network Italiano per la Bioterapia dei Tumori (NIBIT)

Yago Pico de Coana, PhD
Scandinavian Network for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SNIC)

Dagmar Quandt, PhD
Tumor Immunology Meets Oncology

Margot J. Pont, MSc
Dutch Tumor Immunology Working Party

Marco Ruella, MD
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

Cheng Sun, MD, PhD
Committee for Tumor Immunology and Bio-Therapy, Chinese Society for Immunology (TIBT, CSI)

Christopher Shipp, PhD
Progress in Vaccination against Cancer (PIVAC)

Hong Zheng, MD, PhD
Chinese American Hematologist and Oncologist Network (CAHON)