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The Best of the AACR Journals Collection: Author Profiles

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Philip Brandish

Title & Affiliation:
Vice President, Immuno-Oncology, Bicycle Therapeutics, formerly at Merck, Lexington, MA.

Most-cited Article:
Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts Promote Immunosuppression by Inducing ROS-Generating Monocytic MDSCs in Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Q: What is your primary area of study/research?
A: Oncology drug discovery.

Q: What influenced your decision to embark on a research career?
A: Fascination with science and solving hard problems.

Q; What excites you most about your research area?
A: The very tangible impact on the lives of patients and our community through the application of novel technologies informed by the latest academic research and clinical data.

Q: What do you do for fun outside of work? What are your passions and hobbies?
A: I love being outside and active all year round—cycling, hiking, backpacking, skiing, and traveling to new cities whenever possible. Also, I have three teenage children, so that’s a major focus outside of work.


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