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Elias Sayour

Elias Sayour, MD, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the UF Departments of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at the University of Florida. He is also a principal investigator of the ribonucleic acid engineering laboratory at the Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy. He received his bachelor's degree from Fordham University, his medical degree from the University of Buffalo and his doctorate from Duke University. Dr. Sayour's main focus is deeply rooted in harnessing the immune system to eradicate pediatric cancers. His research interests include immunotherapy, nanotechnology, adoptive cellular therapy, and neuro-oncology. His work has been nationally recognized by the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, National Institutes of Health, and U.S. Department of Defense.

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