Avery Posey | Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania

Avery Posey, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Avery D. Posey, Jr., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics, at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Posey trained as a postdoctoral fellow and instructor with Dr. Carl June from 2011-2019. Dr. Posey developed the first glycopeptide-specific chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, which targeted a cancer-specific glycoform of MUC1 and is currently being evaluated in a phase I clinical trial. His laboratory focuses on the development of novel T cell therapies for cancer, autoimmunity, and cardiovascular disease.

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