Scott Dessain

Scott Dessain

Dr. Dessain is the scientific co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Immunome, Inc., a cancer immunotherapy company. He is currently an associate professor at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) in Pennsylvania and an attending physician at the Lankenau Medical Center, where he specializes in medical oncology, runs an immunology research laboratory, and teaches in the Hematology/Oncology fellowship program. He earned an undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Brown University and then M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University. He was an intern and resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Medical Oncology fellow at Dana Farber/Partners Cancer Care in Boston. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, working in the laboratory Dr. Robert A. Weinberg, an internationally renowned cancer researcher. He has lectured on biotechnology innovation at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Harvard i-lab, and the Yale School of Management.

Affiliations and Expertise

MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Wynnewood, PA