Lisa McGary

Lisa is an MD-PhD student in the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program.

She received her BA in Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley in 2016.

Before beginning her MD-PhD training in 2019, Lisa worked as a research technician in Catherine Smith’s laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco for 2.5 years studying mechanisms of resistance against small molecule inhibitor treatments of FLT3+ AML.

Lisa joined the Vardhana Lab in September, 2021 and looks forward to investigating the interplay between metabolism and the cell fate and function of CD8+ T-cells in order to better understand the immune response to cancer.