Amorette Barber

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Barber is a biologist and immunologist who has done significant research into genetically modifying cancer-fighting T cells as therapy for cancer. Her research, specifically into the NKG2D receptor of T cells, has been published in several prominent immunology journals.

In addition to researching as the John H. Copenhaver Jr. and William H. Thomas M.D. Fellow at Dartmouth, Barber has won the Merck Scholar-In-Training Award from the American Association of Cancer Research and the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service award by the National Institutes of Health. She has also served as an article reviewer for several professional publications, including Frontiers in Tumor Immunity, Cytotherapy, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, Cancer Research and Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.

She is a graduate of the University of Richmond and holds a Ph.D. from Dartmouth College.

Publications / Media References

Barber has been interviewed both in press and on radio, including WCVE 88.9 Richmond and WFLO 95.7 Farmville. Her work has appeared in several professional publications, including Immunology and Cell Biology, OncoImmunology, Journal of Immunology, Blood, Gene Therapy, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Experimental Hematology, Cytotherapy, Cancer Research, Advances in Cancer Research and International Immunopharmacology.

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