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

  • 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
  • Mutated BRAF emerges as a major effector of recurrence in a murine melanoma model after treatment with immunomodulatory agents, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • STING activator c-di-GMP enhances the anti-tumor effects of peptide vaccines in melanoma-bearing mice, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A novel combinatorial cancer immunotherapy: Poly-IC and blockade of the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Tumor Immunology, Vaccines