Company: University of Birmingham
Job title: Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist
Ye Htun Oo is a Clinician Scientist and principal investigator in the Centre for Liver and Gastrointestinal Research and consultant hepatologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he specialises in the management of autoimmune liver diseases and liver transplantation. He is the academic lead for Birmingham Advanced Cell Therapy Facility.
He is the recipient of Sir Jules Thorn Research Programme Award. He previously held the MRC Clinician Scientist Award and received Sir Frances Avery Jones Award from British Society of Gastroenterology. His basic science research aims to dissect the pathogenesis of autoimmune liver diseases, explore causative factors and develop new therapies. His group dissect the mechanism of hepatic immune balance. Ye and his team develop and deliver translational programme which includes Regulatory T cells GMP clinical trials, and UK Autoimmune Hepatitis Immunology. His team completed first in autoimmune liver disease GMP Treg homing trial in 2018 and now proceeding with Phase I, IIa Treg trials for patients with autoimmune liver diseases. He hold major grants in UK and leads the bench to bedside regulatory T cells immunotherapy on autoimmune liver diseases from Birmingham Cell Therapy Facility.
Bench to Bedside Regulatory T Cell Therapy in Autoimmune Liver Diseases 11:30 am
Intrahepatic T effector and Regulatory T cells in human liver Inflamed liver microenvironment Homing mechanism of Treg to human liver Polyclonal and antigen specific Treg therapies in autoimmune liver diseasesRead more
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