Marta Barisa

Marta Barisa

Company: Zayed Center for Research, Great Ormond St Hospital, University College London Great Ormond St Institute of Child Health

Job title: Senior Research Fellow, Developmental Biology & Cancer Section


Translational T cell oncoimmunotherapy scientist with academic and industry experience. Currently involved in strategic management of a novel immunotherapeutic product portfolio at the lab of John Anderson, MD, with a particular focus on innovation in the context of CAR γδT cell engineering. Previously served as Product Development Manager at TC BioPharm Ltd in charge of inception and subsequent laboratory development of novel γδT cell platforms for various oncology indications. Trained at University College London, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and St. George’s Hospital Medical School London.


A New Way of Engineering γδT Cells: An Alternative to CARs to Enhance Efficacy and Survival 12:30 pm

• Novel type of non-CAR, non-CCR γδT cell engineering to enhance efficacy against tumour targets • Payload delivery to tumour microenvironment • Efficacy in the absence of CAR-driven exhaustion and activationinduced cell deathRead more

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