Marcela Maus, MD, PhD, is the Director of Cellular Immunotherapy at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Dr. Maus was recently recruited to the Mass General Cancer Center to lead a new program in Cellular Immunotherapy. She is a member of the Center for Cancer Immunology and the Department of Medicine at Mass General, and she is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her laboratory is generating new forms of chimeric antigen receptors directed to new targets and bringing them to the clinical setting to treat patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors.
Dr. Maus trained in internal medicine at U. Penn and at Memorial Sloan Kettering as a hematologist and medical oncologist. Her post-doctoral works was with Michel Sadelain and Carl June, where she focused on pre-clinical development and correlative studies relevant to T cell immunotherapies, designing early-phase trials of T cell therapies for multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and glioblastoma.