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Sandra Milasta, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Immunotherapy

About Sandra

Dave BackerSandra has over 15 years of academic and industry experience in the field of immunology and cellular therapy. She supports ElevateBio’s efforts to discover new immunotherapy targets and identify relevant technologies to improve T cell immunotherapy programs.

Prior to ElevateBio, Sandra worked at Bluebird Bio developing innovative T cell products as well as supporting target candidate validation efforts to fuel the Elevate pipeline. Sandra was formerly a Post-Doc at St. Jude Children’s Hospital investigating the role of metabolism in maintaining lymphocyte function.

Education & Accomplishments
Sandra received her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Glasgow, UK, and an MSc. in Biology from the Johannes-Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.

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