Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Cancers of Interest
Blood, Breast, Lung, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Prostate, Skin, Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Research Interests and Clinical Approach
Dr. Hirano’s research team is particularly interested in understanding how the interactions between T cells and antigen-presenting cells affect priming, expansion, persistence and differentiation of T cells, as well as how this leads to the subsequent generation and maintenance of anti-tumor T cell memory.
Projects at BioCanRx
New generation chimeric antigen receptors for improved adoptive T cell therapy for cancer
CREATING T-CELL RECEPTORS THAT REACT TO SPECIFIC TUMOUR ANTIGENS FOR IMPROVED ADOPTIVE T-CELL THERAPY