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Professor of Pediatrics Assistant Director of Immunotherapy Progam

Dr. Savoldo is a physician/scientist with training in hematology and cancer immunology.

Education and Training

PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
MD, University of Parma, Italy
Fellowship, Hematology, University of Parma, Italy


Dr. Savoldo is interested in the gene modification of T-cells to redirect them to tumors by transgenic expression of alpha-betaTCRs or of chimeric tumor-specific receptors (CARs), in particular for hematological malignancies such as CD19+ leukemia/lymphomas and CD30+ Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Barbara Savoldo, MD, PhD
  • Address

    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

    CB# 7599

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7599