Elise Alspach, PhD

Elise Alspach, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, St. Louis University

Research Interest

Identify mechanisms of resistance to immunotherapies by studying the interactions between immune cells subsets and fibroblasts that make up the tumor stroma


  • 2014: PhD, molecular genetics and genomics, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 2014 - 2020: Postdoctoral research scholar, pathology and immunology, Washington University, St. Louis

Selected Research Publications

Supporting the Next Generation of Scientists to Lead Cancer Immunology Research.
  • Alspach E, Chow RD, Demehri S, [...] Zappasodi R
  • Cancer Immunol Res 2021
Radiation-induced neoantigens broaden the immunotherapeutic window of cancers with low mutational loads.
  • Lussier DM, Alspach E, Ward JP, [...] Schreiber RD
  • Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2021
Senescence and Immunoregulation in the Tumor Microenvironment.
  • Ruhland MK, Alspach E
  • Front Cell Dev Biol 2021

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