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Pia Kvistborg, Ph.D.

Junior Group Leader, Department of Immunology at The Netherlands Cancer Institute


Pia Kvistborg trained in biology at the University of Copenhagen from where she also received her PhD in tumor immunology. Since 2010 she has worked at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in the Division of Immunology within the group of Ton Schumacher where she was senior post doctoral fellow until August 2016. From September 2016 Pia is now a junior group leader at the Netherlands Cancer Institute. The focus of the Kvistborg lab is development of advanced technologies to measure aspects of tumor-specific immunity. At this point in time it is a main focus to identify tumor rejection antigens as well as dissecting mechanism of action of novel immunotherapeutic drugs such as checkpoint blocking antibodies.