Company: Poseida Therapeutics
Job title: Associate Director
Dr. Stacey Cranert is currently a scientist in Immuno-Oncology at Poseida Therapeutics and specializes in NK cell therapies. She received her Ph.D in Cancer and Cell Biology from the University of Cincinnati. She completed post-doctoral training in immunology in the lab of Dr. Stephen Waggoner at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital where she received a grant from CancerFree Kids as well as the Arnold W. Strauss post-doctoral fellowship. She was also a Public Policy Fellow for the American Association for Immunologists in 2016. Her work focused on improving NK cell-based cell therapies via several mechanisms including by modification of SLAM receptor signaling for targeting various hematological cancers as well as improving NK cell trafficking for solid tumors by modulation chemokine signaling.