Nils Wellhausen,

Nils Wellhausen,

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PhD Student Pharmacology Graduate Group School of Medicine – University of Pennsylvania

Nils Wellhausen is a scientist with strong interest in developing genetically engineered cell therapies for hematological indications and solid tumors. Nils completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry in a joint program between the Heinrich-Heine University in Germany and Michigan State University in the USA. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in the laboratories of renowned cell therapy experts Carl June and Saar Gill. Throughout his academic journey, Nils has published numerous manuscripts in top-tier journals and has been a selected speaker at international conferences. Nils’ contributions were recognized with awards by the American Society for Cell and Gene Therapy and the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His current work focuses on harnessing next-generation genome editing tools to develop universal CAR-T cell therapies for blood cancers and other hematologic diseases.
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