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Laurence Turka

Laurence Turka

Chief, Professor | Boston, Massachusetts    United States of America
Surgery, Immunology And Microbiology
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Biography :

Laurence Turka, MD, is the Harold and Ellen Danser Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director of the Transplantation Biology Research Center of Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of immune tolerance and transplantation immunology. His contributions include pioneering work in the areas of the use of costimulatory blockade to induce transplantation tolerance, the role of deletion in the induction of peripheral tolerance and the barrier to tolerance which is created by non-specific T cell deletion.
Dr. Turka has been involved in the Immune Tolerance Network since its inception, and is currently the Deputy Director for Biomarker & Discovery Research, a member of the Network Steering Committee and the Network Executive Committee and Chair of the Drug Withdrawal Committee. He is a past-President of the American Society of Transplantation, and past Chair of the NIAID Board of Scientific Counselors.

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Surgery, Immunology and Microbiology

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Surgery, Immunology and Microbiology, Transplantation Biology, Cancer Immunology, Molecular Biology, Immune Tolerance, Biomarkers

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