Corinne Summers, MD
Dr. Corinne Summers is a principal investigator in the Ben Towne Center, an acting instructor at the University of Washington and a research associate at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.Her research focuses on developing T-cell therapies that potentially prevent relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in patients who received cord blood transplants. More specifically, she is engineering cord blood T cells to target leukemia cells. The goal is to create engineered T cells that can kill residual leukemia cells after a patient has received a cord blood transplant.
Summers received an MD from Florida State University College of Medicine. She completed a general pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Seattle Children's.
- Medical/Professional School
Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee
Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
- Research Focus Area