TRON Seminar in Translational Oncology: Dr. Quaratino

May 3, 2012

5 PM in Mainz, Germany

TRON – Building 708 at University Medical Center Mainz

Langenbeckstr. 1

55131 Mainz

Dr. Sonja Quaratino

Senior Medical Director and Immunology Advisor, Merck-Serono, Darmstadt

“An insight on therapeutic cancer vaccines”

Sonia Quaratino joined Merck Serono in 2008 where she is currently working as Senior Medical Director and Immunology Advisor, responsible for the mechanisms of action studies of immunotherapy in the Global Development & Medical Area at Merck-Serono.

Sonia holds a MD from the University of Palermo, Italy and a PhD in Immunology from Imperial College London, UK.

She has spent 20 years in UK in academic institutions, Imperial College London and since 2001 at the University of Southampton, a leading institution for innovative immunotherapy, where she was Professor in Immunology. Her group focused to underpin the pathogenic mechanisms underlying chronic inflammatory diseases and the interface between autoimmunity and cancer, and the generation of novel models of human diseases.