Sytse Piersma, PhD

Sytse Piersma, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Instructor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Improving immunotherapy through studying natural killer (NK) cells


  • 2010: PhD, clinical oncology and immunohematology, University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands


  • 2009 - 2011: Postdoctoral fellow, medical microbiology, University Medical Center Utrecht
  • 2011 - 2013: Postdoctoral fellow, rheumatology, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2013 - 2014: Researcher, oncology, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
  • 2014 - present: Postdoctoral fellow, rheumatology, Washington University

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