2019

Joseph Fraietta, PhD

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Microbiology Director, Solid Tumor Immunotherapy

Research Focus: Metabolic Reprogramming of the CAR T Cell Epigenome

Cancer Type: Prostate Cancer

Award: Clinical Investigator

At the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.), Joseph Fraietta, PhD is collaborating with Naomi Haas, MD, to overcome prostate cancer’s stubborn resistance to CAR T-cell therapy. By unlocking the epigenetic code that controls the fate and function of T-cells, this research team expects to improve the success of T -cell therapy in inducing safe, long-term remission for advanced, metastatic prostate cancer. Learn More.

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