Dr. Natasha Kekre

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

About Dr. Natasha Kekre

Dr. Natasha Kekre, MPH, MD, FRCPC, is an associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa with cross-appointment to the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventative Medicine (SEPHPM). Transplant Physician/Hematologist in the Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program within the Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine at The Ottawa Hospital. She is also a scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute within the Clinical Epidemiology Program.

She has 2 main areas of research focus:

  1. Translational medicine, collaborating with lab scientists, students and technicians to bring bench-side research with oncolytic viruses, CAR-T cells and other immunotherapies to clinical trials for cancer patients and
  2. Clinical research focused on blood and marrow transplant and CAR-T therapy patients with hematologic malignancies. She is one of the founders/leaders of the made-in-Canada CAR-T program entitled CLIC (Canadian Led Immunotherapies for Cancer).
Speaking at...
Joe Doupe Lecture
Paving the Way for Canadians to Access Innovative Immune Therapies for Cancer: Our Story
April 13, 2023
16:45 –
17:30 EDT
Dr. Natasha Kekre

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