Gianpietro Dotti was born in Verdellino, Italy, in 1963. He received the Medical degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Milan, and the specialization in Hematology from the University of Parma, in 1989 and 1995, respectively. He completed his clinical training in hematology and fellowship in molecular biology at Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy in 2001. In 2001, 2005 and 2007, he was appointed as Instructor, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, respectively at the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX. Presently, he is an Associate Professor. He is mainly interested in immunotherapy of hematological malignancies and solid tumors. He developed several strategies aimed at engineering T lymphocytes for adoptive T cell therapy. In 2007, he received the Outstanding New Investigator Award from the American Society of Gene Therapy. He is a recipient of grants from the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and many other charitable foundations.
Biography Updated on 1 August 2010