Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program

The Katharine Hsu Lab

Research

Pictured: Katharine C. Hsu
Katharine C. Hsu, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine

My laboratory studies the natural killer (NK) cell and the molecules that control its ability to recognize and kill cancer and virally infected cells. Improved understanding of how NK cells behave is critical to advancing our ability to harness their innate capacity for tumor recognition and eradication. Therefore, an important component of my research focuses on the basic biology of the NK cell, identifying the molecules involved in controlling NK reactivity, and determining the laboratory and clinical conditions under which NK activity can be modified.

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The Katharine Hsu Lab

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Pictured: Katharine C. Hsu

Katharine C. Hsu, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

  • Physician-scientist Katharine Hsu studies the biology of human natural killer cells and how they contribute to disease processes.
  • MD, PhD, Cornell University Medical College
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646-888-2667
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Members

Jean-Benoit Le Luduec, PhD
Jean-Benoit Le Luduec

Research Associate

Christine Camacho-Byudume
Christine Camacho-Byudume

Clinical Fellow

Mohammed Kazim Panjwani
Mohammed Kazim Panjwani

Research Fellow

Theodota Kontopoulos
Soo Park
Soo Park

Research Technician

Brian Shaffer

Assistant Attending

Sanam Shahid
Sanam Shahid

Clinical Fellow

Rosa Sottile, PhD
Rosa Sottile

Research Scholar

Katja Srpan
Katja Srpan

Research Scholar

Lab Alumni
Jeanette Boudreau

Postdoctoral Fellow

Meighan Gallagher

Senior Research Technician

Yuchun Nie

Postdoctoral Fellow

Nidale Tarek

Pediatric Oncology Fellow

Farnoush ali-Abarghoui

Oncology Fellow

Knarik Arkun

Technician

Peter Conaty
Peter Conaty

Research Technician

Chris Forlenza

Pediatric Oncology Fellow, St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellowship

Anupa Kudva
Xiao-Rong Liu

Senior Research Scientist

Guido Molina
Tiernan Mulrooney
Nabila Noor

Technician

Fabiana Ostronoff

Medical Resident

Lavanya Sundararajan

Post-doctoral Fellow

Kattria van der Ploeg
Kattria van der Ploeg

Post-doctoral Fellow

Jeff Venstrom

Clinical Oncology Fellow

Zeguang Wu, PhD
Zeguang Wu

Post-doctoral Fellow

Junli Yu

Post-doctoral Fellow

Xiangyu Zhao
Yao Chen

Clinical Fellow

Giglio Fabio

Visiting BMT Fellow

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

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Katharine C. Hsu discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT)
    Fiduciary Role/Position

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