Education

Undergraduate
Bilkent University (2005), Genetics
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010), Cancer Biology

Research Interest

  • Immunotherapy
  • Lung cancer development
  • Role of metabolic dysregulation in host-tumor interactions
  • Tumor microenvironment

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Clinical implications of monitoring nivolumab immunokinetics in non-small cell lung cancer patients.
Osa A, Uenami T, Koyama S, Fujimoto K, Okuzaki D, Takimoto T, Hirata H, Yano Y, Yokota S, Kinehara Y, Naito Y, Otsuka T, Kanazu M, Kuroyama M, Hamaguchi M, Koba T, Futami Y, Ishijima M, Suga Y, Akazawa Y, Machiyama H, Iwahori K, Takamatsu H, Nagatomo I, Takeda Y, Kida H, Akbay EA, Hammerman PS, Wong KK, Dranoff G, Mori M, Kijima T, Kumanogoh A JCI Insight 2018 Oct 3 19
Assessing Therapeutic Efficacy of MEK Inhibition in a KRAS G12C-Driven Mouse Model of Lung Cancer.
Li S, Liu S, Deng J, Akbay EA, Hai J, Ambrogio C, Zhang L, Zhou F, Jenkins RW, Adeegbe DO, Gao P, Wang X, Paweletz CP, Herter-Sprie GS, Chen T, Gutierrez Quiceno L, Zhang Y, Merlino AA, Quinn MM, Zeng Y, Yu X, Liu Y, Fan L, Aguirre AJ, Barbie DA, Yi X, Wong KK Clin. Cancer Res. 2018 Jun

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) (2018)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • International Association of the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)