Diwakar Davar, MD
Company: University of Pittsburgh
Job title: Assistant Professor of Medicine
Diwakar Davar, MBBS, M.Sc is an assistant professor of medicine and a medical oncologist/hematologist. His research interests are in translational immunology. Specifically, he is interested in designing early-phase clinical trials based on an improved understanding of tumor immunobiology and host-tumor-microenvironment interactions. Additionally, he is interested in the mechanisms underlying non-response to checkpoint inhibition and novel approaches to overcome this non-response.
His clinical interests are in the management of advanced melanoma and the development of early phase studies to test novel immunotherapeutic approaches singly and in combination in patients with advanced cancer.