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Arlene Sharpe

Professor of Comparative Pathology; Chair of Department of Immunology at Harvard Medical School

Arlene Sharpe is the George Fabyan Professor of Comparative Pathology and Chair of the Department of Immunology at Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the Department of Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, and Co-Director of the Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is Co-Leader of MassCPR (Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness) established in March 2020 by Harvard Medical School to respond to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and prepare for emerging pathogens of the future.

Dr. Sharpe earned her AB from Harvard University and her MD and PhD degrees from Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Sharpe is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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See also: Academia Harvard Medical School - Graduate medical school of Harvard University

Details last updated 14-Dec-2020

Arlene Sharpe News

A study on mice revealed fatty diets are no good for immunity

New Atlas - 09-Dec-2020

Consuming high fat diet may weaken the immunity and its ability against cancer