Dr. Brian Brown
Icahn Genomics Institute
Dr. Brian Brown is the Acting Director of the Icahn Genomics Institute and Associate Director of the Precision Immunology Institute (PrIISM) at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He is also a Professor in the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and Tisch Cancer Institute. He is an expert immunologist and biotechnologist, with several licensed patents for gene therapy and genetic engineering, including inventing a powerful gene targeting technology that is now being used in different therapies undergoing human clinical trials for glioblastoma, multiple myeloma, and breast cancer. He is on the scientific advisory board of Oncorus and he consults for a wide range of companies. Dr. Brown has been awarded two of the NIH’s most prestigious awards, the New Innovator Award and the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award. Dr. Brown’s research spans a wide range of areas that include cancer immunology and functional genomics. His lab is also working on several new therapeutic approaches for cancer and inflammatory disease using unique gene and cell engineering approaches.