2019

Stephen Gottschalk, MD

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Chair of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy

Research Focus: ECM-Targeted T-Cell Therapy

Cancer Type: Pediatric Sarcomas

Award: Clinical Investigator, ACGT Research Fellow funded by Swim Across America

Building on past research breakthroughs, Stephen Gottschalk, M.D., chair of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.), is moving a new approach to CAR T-cell therapy into clinical trials. Using two different gene protein biomarkers, Dr. Gottschalk expects to fortify a patient’s immune system to successfully attack and destroy sarcomas along with the blood vessels that support their growth. Learn More.

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