Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Irina Balyasnikova, PhD

Professor, Neurological Surgery; Feinberg School of Medicine

Irina Balyasnikova, PhD

Research Program


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Cancer-Focused Research

My research focuses on the development of novel targeted approaches for the treatment of malignant brain tumors. In particular, I am interested in developing and utilizing antibodies and genetically engineered variants against tumor-specific antigens in order to enhance and deliver therapeutics specifically to brain and other tumors