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educator , biomedical researcher

Immanuel F. Luescher, American biomedical researcher, educator. Achievements include patents for cancer immunotherapy and monitoring. Recipient Pfizer award, Pfizer, 1996. Member of Swiss Society Biochemistry, Swiss Society Allergology and Immunology, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Association Immunologists.

Background

Luescher, Immanuel F. was born on January 12, 1951 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Ernst F. Lüscher and Madeleine Mattli.

Education

Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, University Zurich, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology, University Berne, Switzerland, 1980.

Career

Investigator Washington University, St. Louis, 1985—1989. Full member Ludwig Institute Cancer Research, Epalinges, Switzerland, since 1989, assistant member, professor, 1989—1996, associate member, professor, 1997—2001, active member, professor, 2002—2010, head licr tetramer facility, since 2004. Postdoct. fellow Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel, 1981—1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for cancer immunotherapy and monitoring.

Membership

Member of Swiss Society Biochemistry, Swiss Society Allergology and Immunology, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Association Immunologists.

Connections

Life partner Regula V. Zgraggen. Children: Martin R, Natalie V.

father:
Ernst F. Lüscher

mother:
Madeleine Mattli

children:
Martin R. Luescher

Natalie V. Luescher