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Michael Graner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Address:  12631 E. 17th Ave., C307 Aurora, CO 80045



Research Interests: Targeted immunotherapy of cancer, immunosuppression, exosome biology 

Dr. Graner's research focuses on the immunology and biology of brain tumors. From a clinical perspective, he is interested in vaccine design and implementation, which includes the search for appropriate combinations of therapies to enhance immune responses or to downplay the role of tumor-induced immune suppression.



Undergraduate:  Illinois College

Graduate School:   University of Illinois, MS in Biochemistry
                              University of Illinois, Ph.D. in Biochemistry

Placed on U of I's "Incomplete List of Excellent Teaching Assistants", 1985-1988
Recipient of Chemistry Department's Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1989
Recipient of Monsanto Travel Award, 1990
Recipient of U of I Biotechnology Center Travel Grant, 1991

Please see Dr. Graner's attached Curriculum Vitae for a complete listing of publications.