Clinical Advisory Board

 

Francesco Marincola, MD

Dr. Francesco M. Marincola is a Distinguished Research Fellow at AbbVie Biotherapeutics Corporation, in Redwood City, California. Previously, he was the Inaugural Chief Research Officer of Sidra Medical and Research Centre in Doha, Qatar. He was previously a tenured Senior Investigator at the U.S. National Institutes of Health. He is past-President of the Society for the Immunotherapy of Cancer and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Translational Medicine. He received his MD summa cum laude from the University of Milan and did his surgery training at Stanford University, California. His scientific work deepened the understanding of the mechanisms leading to rejection of tumours or transplanted organs by the immune system and development of autoimmunity. With over 600 peer-reviewed scientific papers, Dr. Marincola is considered one of the world’s leading experts in cancer immunotherapy.

Mai H. Le, MD

Mai is a strategic advisor for biotechnology companies with a focus in oncology and immunotherapy. Dr. Le has over 8 years of oncology drug development experience that includes small molecules, biologics, medical devices and companion diagnostics strategy. She previously served as a medical director at Calithera Biosciences, Plexxikon Inc., Onyx Pharmaceuticals and Proteolix, Inc (acquired by Onyx Pharmaceuticals), and most recently, as the Chief Medical Officer at OncoSec Medical, Inc. Dr. Le obtained a medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and trained in Laboratory Medicine at University of California, San Francisco.

Boris Minev, MD, Ph.D.

Boris is currently the Director of Immunotherapy and Translational Oncology at Genelux Corporation studying the phenotype and characterization of metastasized cancer cells circulation. Dr. Minev previously worked as the Principal Investigate at the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center. Dr. Minev has an extensive experience with cancer vaccines, having worked closely on the development of the first tumor vaccine to be approved by a regulatory body (Melacine).