Helene Salmon, PhD Email Helene Salmon
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
Dr Salmon then joined the Merad laboratory and learned about myeloid cell biology to develop immunotherapeutic strategies modulating this cell compartment in solid tumors to enhance clinical response to existing therapies. She showed that the paucity of activated CD103+ dendritic cells (DCs) in tumors limits checkpoint blockade efficacy. Expansion and activation of CD103+ DC progenitors at the tumor site promote T cell activation and entry into the tumor, improving tumor response to PD-L1 inhibition (Immunity 2016).
Taking advantage of her expertise in cell dynamics and the tumor microenvironment, Dr Hélène Salmon has started a research program focused on the understanding of stroma contribution to tumor immunity.
Anti-Tumor Therapy, Dendritic Cells, Imaging, Immunology, T Cells, Trafficking, Translational Research
Master, Ecole Normale Supérieure
PhD, Paris-Descartes University (Paris V)
Robin Chemers Neustein Award
Award for women scientists who demonstrated high-impact accomplishments in the biomedical sciences and the potential for an independent scientific career
Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship
Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC) Postdoctoral Fellowship
Ph.D. Thesis Prize
Cochin Institute, Paris
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