Renier Joseph BrentjensMD, PhD
Renier is a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias. His focus on leukemia is, in part, the result of the laboratory research he conducts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In particular, His laboratory is focused on developing novel treatment approaches for certain leukemias and lymphomas utilizing the patient’s own immune system. Specifically, this work involves the genetic manipulation of patients’ immune cells to recognize and kill their own cancer cells.