Sonja Schrepfer, MD, PhD
Sonja Schrepfer, MD, PhD, is Senior Vice President at Sana Biotechnology, an Adjunct Professor at University of California, San Francisco in the Department of Surgery, and Founder of the Transplant and Stem Cell Immunobiology (TSI) lab at Stanford University.
Sonja received her MD and PhD from the Universities Wuerzburg and Hamburg where she was awarded the Heisenberg Professorship for her work to understand the immune barrier in stem cell biology for regenerative medicine. Sonja and her team subsequently worked to decrease the immunogenic potential of stem cells to generate hypo-immunogenic tissues and organs. She is pursuing this work as Head of the Hypoimmune Platform at Sana Biotechnology.
DatesJanuary 17, 2023
LocationMahley Auditorium & Online
AudienceGladstone and UCSF
The Gladstone-UCSF Institute of Genomic Immunology Seminar Series showcases speakers at the intersection of genomic technology and immunology research with an aim to engineer the human immune system for therapeutic benefit. Speakers span technology development, synthetic biology, bioengineering, and the development and clinical application of immunotherapy. These talks are open to the Gladstone and UCSF communities.
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