Researcher Profile

Derek B. Sant'Angelo, PhD

Full Member, Cancer Metabolism and Growth Program

Member since 2012

Academic Appointment

Harold L. Paz, M.D. Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology and Professor of Pediatrics
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Child Health Institute of New Jersey Resident Scientist; Chief, Division of Developmental Biology Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Director of Genome Editing Core Facility


Research Interests

  • The role of the transcription factor PLZF (promyelocytic leukemia zinc-finger) in the development of lymphocyte effector functions
  • Enhancement of tumor specific T cell function by ectopic expression of PLZF
  • Transcriptional control of regulatory T cell functions.

Selected Publications

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