Scientific Advisory Board

Dr Thomas Boehm

Dr Thomas Boehm

Director of the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Study of human medicine, doctorate Frankfurt Univ. (1982), German Habilitation in biological chemistry Frankfurt Univ. (1988), member of Scientific Staff Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge (1989-1991), Professor Freiburg Univ. (1991-1994), Full Professor Heidelberg Univ./German Cancer Research Centre (1994-1997), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology ...

Professor Fiona Powrie

Professor Fiona Powrie

Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences and Director of the Kennedy Institute

Fiona Powrie FRS, FMedSci is Director of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford. She gained a PhD in immunology from the University of Oxford and then moved to the DNAX Research Institute in Palo Alto. She returned to the University of Oxford in 1996 where she was the Sidney Truelove Professor of Gastroenterology and Head of the Translational Gastroenterology Unit from ...

Dr Sergio Quezada

Dr Sergio Quezada

Dr. Quezada earned an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the P. Universidad Católica de Chile and a Ph.D. from Dartmouth Medical School in the US, where his research focused on the mechanisms for the induction of transplantation tolerance.  Working with Prof Randy Noelle at Dartmouth, Dr. Quezada developed a model to study anti-CD154 graft tolerance and ...

Professor Alberto Sanchez Fueyo

Professor Alberto Sanchez Fueyo

Professor in Hepatology

Prof. Sánchez-Fueyo received his MD from the University of Barcelona in 1993 and trained in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Hospital Clinic Barcelona. He conducted post-doctoral research in Transplant Immunology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA), and was a faculty member at the Liver Transplant Unit at the Hospital Clinic Barcelona/IDIBAPS ...

Professor Thomas Schulz

Professor Thomas Schulz

Professor of Virology and Director of the Institute of Virology

Thomas's research focuses on Kaposi Sacoma herpesvirus (KSHV), or human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8), the cause of Kaposi Sarcoma, primary effusion lymphoma and the plasma cell variant of Multicentric Castleman’s Disease. His contributions to this field include studies on the distribution, transmission and tumour association of this virus. His group identified the viral gene encoding the latent ...