Lana Kandalaft

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director of Translational and Clinical Operations, Ovarian Cancer Research Center, Center for Research on Women's Health and Reproduction, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian Cancer Research Center
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
SCTR 8-105
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6160
Office: 215-573-4782
Fax: 215-573-5129
Education:
GSCE (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
London Examination (honors), 1995.
PharmD
University of Jordan School of Pharmacy, Amman Jordan (cum laude), 2000.
PhD (Pharmaceutical Cell Biology and Drug Delivery)
Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, UK, 2003.
MTR (Master of Science in Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Immunotherapy and ovarian cancer

Selected Publications

Kandalaft Lana E, Kalos Michael, Melief Cornelis Jm, Speiser Daniel E, Coukos George: Conference Scene: Immune signatures in the tumor and beyond. Immunotherapy 4(8): 761-72, Aug 2012.

Kandalaft Lana E, Powell Daniel J, Coukos George: A phase I clinical trial of adoptive transfer of folate receptor-alpha redirected autologous T cells for recurrent ovarian cancer. Journal of translational medicine 10: 157, 2012.

Chiang Cheryl Lai-Lai, Kandalaft Lana E, Coukos George: Adjuvants for enhancing the immunogenicity of whole tumor cell vaccines. International reviews of immunology 30(2-3): 150-82, Apr-Jun 2011.

Kandalaft LE, Powell DJ, Smith L, Adams S, Liao J, Hageman A, Tanyi J, Ye Q, Best A, Torigian D, Chu C, Rubin C, Bosch M, Levine B, Stadtmauer E, June CH, Coukos G: Adoptive Immunotherapy for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Using Autologous Whole Tumor Antigen-Primed T Lymphocytes. Poster, Keystone Symposium Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Feb 2011.

Kandalaft LE, Motz GT, Duraiswamy J, Coukos G: Tumor immune surveillance and ovarian cancer: lessons on immune mediated tumor rejection or tolerance. Cancer Metastasis Rev 30(1):141-51, 2011.

Chiang LL, Kandalaft LE, Coukos G: Adjuvants for Enhancing the Immunogenicity of Whole Tumor Cell Vaccines. Internat Rev Immunol 30(2-3):150-82, 2011.

Chiang Cheryl L-L, Maier Dawn A, Kandalaft Lana E, Brennan Andrea L, Lanitis Evripidis, Ye Qunrui, Levine Bruce L, Czerniecki Brian J, Powell Daniel J, Coukos George: Optimizing parameters for clinical-scale production of high IL-12 secreting dendritic cells pulsed with oxidized whole tumor cell lysate. Journal of translational medicine 9: 198, 2011.

Chiang Cheryl Lai-Lai, Hagemann Andrea R, Leskowitz Rachel, Mick Rosemarie, Garrabrant Thomas, Czerniecki Brian J, Kandalaft Lana E, Powell Daniel J, Coukos George: Day-4 myeloid dendritic cells pulsed with whole tumor lysate are highly immunogenic and elicit potent anti-tumor responses. PloS one 6(12): e28732, 2011.

Kandalaft LE, Coukos G: Clinical Translation Section: Accelerating the pace from bench to bedside. J Translat Med 9:116, 2011.

Kandalaft LE, Coukos G: Clinical Translation Section: Accelerating the pace from bench to bedside. J Translat Med 9:116, 2011.

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