Haydn T. Kissick, PhD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cancer Immunology


Haydn T. Kissick, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology with a joint appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Kissick is a member of the Cancer Immunology Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute and a member of the Emory Vaccine Center. 


Dr. Kissick received his PhD in Immunology from the University of Western Australia and completed his postdoctoral fellowship studying Cancer Immunology at Harvard Medical School.


Dr. Kissick's research focuses on understanding the basic mechanisms involved in the T-cell response to cancer, and work from his lab has defined several new ideas relating to this process. His lab works closely with several members of Winship coordinating ongoing immunotherapy clinical trials and biomarker studies in patients with genitourinary cancers.


Dr. Kissick's work has been published in leading biomedical journals such as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Dr. Kissick is the recipient of the following awards:

  • Young Investigator Award, Prostate Cancer Foundation, 2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Program, 2013

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