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Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD

University of Washington Medical School
Associate Dean, Translational Science
Dr. Disis received her M.D. from the University of Nebraska Medical School and completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Her fellowship in oncology was completed at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

She is an expert in breast and ovarian cancer immunology and translational research. Her multifaceted research program within the Tumor Vaccine Group includes the discovery of new antigens for common solid tumors, the development of vaccine and cellular therapy targeting specific antigens, and immunodiagnostics.

Dr. Disis is the Deputy Editor for Translational Oncology for the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and is a member of several committees and task forces for both the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).