Esteban Celis

GRA/Whitaker Eminent Scholar in Cancer

Esteban Celis

GRA/Whitaker Eminent Scholar in Cancer

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hematology and Oncology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Graduate School

Other Duties

GRA/Whitaker Eminent Scholar in Cancer

Bio

Dr. Celis received his MD, MSc, and PhD degrees from the National University of Mexico. He was a Fogarty International Fellow at the Center for Cancer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Education

  • Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, General Ntnl Autonomous Univ of Mexico, 1981

  • MD, Medicine Ntnl Autonomous Univ of Mexico, 1977

  • MS, Biomedical Sciences, General Ntnl Autonomous Univ of Mexico, 1976

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Investigator Awards 2015

  • Invited Guest Lecturer Award 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8215

    Fundamentals of Oncology I

Teaching Interests

Immunology, Tummor immunology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • ). Primary tumor-induced immunity eradicates disseminated tumor cells in syngeneic mouse model., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • PD-L1-specific helper T cells exhibit effective antitumor responses: new strategy of cancer immunotherapy targeting PD-L1 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The route of administration dictates the immunogenicity of peptide-based cancer vaccines in mice. , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • CCL17 and CCL22/CCR4 signaling is a strong candidate for novel targeted therapy against nasal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Immature myeloid cells directly contribute to skin tumor development by recruiting IL-17-producing CD4+ T cells, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Tumor Immunology, Vaccines