Xiuyan WangAssistant Director at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Dr. Wang was trained by Dr. Adolfo García-Satre and received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC. She joined Dr. Peter Cresswell’s laboratory in the Department of Immunology at Yale University as an Howard Hughes Medical Institute fellow, and later as a Cancer Research Institute postdoctoral associate. Dr. Wang joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2007, and is currently an Associate Lab Member in Department of Molecular Pharmacology, and the Assistant Director of the Michael G Harris Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility. Dr. Wang is in charge of the R&D, process development and manufacturing. She has overseen the successful manufacturing of over 360 clinical CAR T cell products for phase I/II clinical trials as well as over 20 batches of cGMP grade viral vectors. She served in the translational science and product development committee in the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT), and is a committee member for the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL).