Company: Vedanta Bioscience
Job title: Associate Director, Immunology
Rose L. Szabady, Ph.D., is the Associate Director of Immunology at Vedanta Biosciences in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Szabady leads Vedanta’s efforts to understand microbial modulation of the immune system in order to create microbiota-based therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Food Allergy, Graft-vs-Host Disease, Cancer, and Infectious Disease. Dr. Szabady received her Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, then went to the United Kingdom to learn mucosal immunology from Prof. Fiona Powrie at Oxford as a Marshall Sherfield Postdoctoral Fellow. She returned to the US for a second postdoc at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where she received a Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation career development award and co-founded the Center for Microbiome Research with Prof. Beth McCormick. Dr. Szabady is dedicated to using scientific research to improve the health of patients and is passionate about her work at Vedanta to develop rationally designed bacterial consortia for human therapeutic benefit.
Therapeutic Microbiome Manipulation for Treatment & Prevention of Food Allergy 11:30 am
day: Day One