The Michel Sadelain Lab
My lab studies the mechanisms governing transgene expression, stem cell engineering, and genetic strategies to enhance immunity against cancer.
Hamieh M, Dobrin A, Cabriolu A, van der Stegen SJC, Giavridis T, Mansilla-Soto J, Eyquem J, Zhao Z, Whitlock BM, Miele MM, Li Z, Cunanan KM, Huse M, Hendrickson RC, Wang X, Rivière I, Sadelain M. CAR T cell trogocytosis and cooperative killing regulate tumour antigen escape. Nature. 2019 Apr;568(7750):112-116.
Mestermann K, Giavridis T, Weber J, Rydzek J, Frenz S, Nerreter T, Andreas M, Sadelain M, Einsele H, Hudecek M. The tyrosine kinase inhibitor dasatinib acts as a pharmacologic on/off switch for CAR T cells. Sci. Transl. Med. 11, eaau5907 (2019).
Feucht, F., Sun, J., Eyquem, J., Ho, Y., Zhao, Z., Leibold, J., Dobrin, A., Cabriolu, A., Hamieh, M., Sadelain, M. Calibration of CAR activation potential directs alternative T cell fates and therapeutic potency. Nature Medicine Dec 17, 2018.
Michel Sadelain, MD, PhD
Stephen and Barbara Friedman Chair; Director, Center for Cell Engineering
- Immunologist Michel Sadelain studies the mechanisms governing transgene expression, stem cell engineering, and genetic strategies to enhance immunity against cancer.
- MD, University of Paris
- PhD, University of Alberta
- Inserm International Prize, Paris, France (2019)
- Jacob and Louise Gabbay Award in Biotechnology and Medicine (2019)
- Pasteur Weizmann/Servier Prize at the Academy of Sciences in Paris (2018)
- Cited in Science magazine "Breakthrough of the Year: Cancer Immunology” (2013)
- Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassemia Awards (SITA) International Award for Innovative Medical Research on Thalassemia (2013)
- Elected to Vice President of the American Society for Gene and Cell Therapy (Vice President 2013, President Elect 2014, President 2015)
- Antonio Cao Award for Research in Thalassemia or Hemoglobinopathies, Palermo, Italy (2013)
- Recipient of the Coley Award of the Cancer Research Institute for Distinguished Research in Tumor Immunology (shared with Carl June, University of Pennsylvania) (2012)
- Member, Grant Review Committee and Strategic Committee, CIRM (2011)
- Incumbent of the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Chair (2007)
- V Foundation Award in Honor of Mayor Rudolph Guliani (2005)
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