Headshot photo of Abrar  Samiea, Ph.D.

Abrar Samiea, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, CEDAR, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine


Abrar Samiea joins CEDAR as a Postdoctoral Scholar in Dr. Moreau’s lab and hopes her research will contribute to new cancer treatment and early detection strategies. At CEDAR Abrar will focus on the role of tissue resident lymphocytes in cancer development and progression. Abrar graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada with a Ph.D. degree in Experimental Medicine. Her expertise with cancer and strong foundation in immunology led to important observations that clarify the opposing roles of IL10 cytokine in immune regulation. In her free time, Abrar enjoys long walks, hikes, and exploring new adventures. Abrar is excited to join CEDAR and hopes that her experience and motivation would allow her to be a part of advancing CEDAR mission.



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