Professor Richard Boyd

Professor Richard Boyd

Bid wins:
International Congress of Immunology (ICI)
21-27 August 2016

Eradicate Cancer Congress 
15 - 17 March 2018 

About:
Professor Richard Boyd is a leader in the field of thymus-based T cell immunology, which has important applications in attacking cancers and overcoming immunodeficiencies.  Richard is the Chief Scientific Officer of Cartherics Pty Ltd, a new Melbourne-based immunotherapy biotechnology company. Cartherics technology combines T cells, genetic engineering and stem cells to “supercharge” the immune system to attack cancer. Richard is an Honorary Fellow of the Hudson Research Institute having been an Adjunct Professor of Monash University in the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, and Director of the Monash Immunology and Stem Cells Department at Monash from 2007-2013. In 2003 he was awarded an Australian Federal Government Centenary Medal for International Research and Teaching and in 2004 the Australian Federal Government Business/Higher Education Round Table Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research and Development, Education and Training.

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