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Amanda W. Lund, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and the Department of Pathology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine (New York, NY).
Dr. Lund received both her BS and her PhD in Biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She performed postdoctoral research at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
The focus of Dr. Lund's research is testing the hypothesis that the lymphatic vasculature is an active regulator of cutaneous and tumor immunity both serving as the requisite route for immune priming and directly contributing to multiple mechanisms of immune resolution and tumor immune escape. Her work has been recognized by many early career investigator awards, including the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Lloyd J. Old STAR Award.
As an inaugural CRI Lloyd J. Old STAR, Dr. Lund is seeking to develop a...