Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Associate Director, Toxicology Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania Perelman SchoBiography
Dr. Milone received his M.D. and Ph.D. in experimental pathology in 1999 from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey). After an Internship in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he completed post-graduate medical training in Clinical Pathology, Transfusion Medicine and Laboratory Toxicology. Following clinical training, Dr. Milone pursued post-doctoral research training in cancer immunology and adoptive immunotherapy with Dr. Carl June at the University of Pennsylvania where he performed basic research to develop CTL019, a genetically modified T cell therapy for B-cell leukemia and lymphoma that has been licensed by Novartis and undergoing early phase clinical testing. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. At present, Dr. Milone's laboratory is focused on T cell biology and the development of new techniques for culturing and genetically modifying T lymphocytes for adoptive immunotherapy of cancer.