Bsc Microbiology with Virology, 2011 (University of Leeds, UK)
Msc Infection and Immunity, 2013 (University of Leeds, UK)
Msc Medical Sciences, 2018 (McMaster University, Canada)
Richard works as a Research Assistant for the Conconi Family Immunotherapy Lab at the Deeley Research Centre, involved in the manufacturing of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells for immunotherapy. He initially worked in the field of Natural Killer (NK) cells and their response to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma during his undergraduate and masters studies at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Continuing his work on NK cells, he joined the Ashkar Lab at McMaster University completing a project which aimed to develop HER2 specific CAR NK cells for immunotherapy against HER2+ breast cancers.