BioInsights - Driving lupus out with CARs

Driving lupus out with CARs

Cell & Gene Therapy Insights 2020; 6(9), 1271–1275

10.18609/cgti.2020.140

Published: 22 October 2020
Interview
Marko Radic

Marko Radic is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. He studied Genetics at the University of California in Davis and Biological Sciences at the University of California in Irvine. He completed postdoctoral training with the research team of Professor Martin Weigert at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Radic established his own laboratory at the Medical College of Pennsylvania before moving to Memphis. His research interests are in molecular and cellular immunology of autoimmune diseases and the development and functioning of the innate and adaptive immune systems. The research from his lab has been funded by private and federal sources for nearly three decades and published in over 100 publications. His current interests are in the cellular immunotherapy of lupus in pre-clinical models and the regulation of innate immunity in COVID-19.