Leonel Ampie, MD

Education:

M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2017
Bachelor of Science, The City College of New York (Biology, Cum Laude), 2010

Research Interests and Experience:

Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Immunology, Cancer immunotherapy, basic immunology, immune-checkpoint inhibition, tumor vaccinology, glioblastoma-induced immunosuppression, Regulatory T-cell biology

Recent publications from US National Library of Medicine and PubMed

Northwestern Memorial Hospital – 2014-2017 {Tumor Immunology, Mentors: Andrew T. Parsa, M.D., PhD., Orin Bloch, M.D.}
Barrow Neurological Institute – 2014 {Neurobiology, Mentor: Nader Sanai, M.D.}
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital – 2012 {Immunology, Mentor: Marc Rothenberg, M.D., Ph.D.}
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center – 2011 {Cancer Biology, Mentor: Francisco Esteva, M.D., PhD.}
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – 2010 {Immunology, Mentor: Derek sant’Angelo, Ph.D.}
The City College of New York – 2010 {Biochemistry, Mentor: David Calhoun, Ph.D.}

Grant Funding
1. AMA Foundation Seed Grant – 2016
Title: The role of Galectin-3 as an inducer of immunosuppression in patients with Glioblastoma
Principal Investigator: Ampie L
Sponsor: Bloch O
Amount of annual support (direct): $3,725
2. Folger Cardiovascular Prevention Grant – 2016
Title: Assessing the prevalence of undiagnosed cases of familial hypercholesterolemia in the Medstar community-based health system
Principal Investigator: Ampie L
Sponsor: Vargas J
Amount of annual support (direct): $7,500
3. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship Continued Support – 2015-2016
Title: Elucidating the roles of B7H1 and CTLA-4 in glioma-mediated immunosuppression
Principal Investigator: Ampie L
Sponsor: Parsa AT, Bloch O, James CD
Amount of annual support (direct): $41,000
4. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship – 2014-2015
Title: Elucidating the roles of B7H1 and CTLA-4 in glioma-mediated immunosuppression
Principal Investigator: Ampie L
Sponsor: Parsa AT
Amount of annual support (direct): $41,000
5. Medical Student Respiratory Research Fellowship – 2012
Title: Investigating the phenotypic role of WDR-36 in eosinophilic esophagitis
Principal Investigator: Ampie L
Sponsor: Rothenberg ME
Amount of annual support (direct): $5,500
6. NIH RISE Predoctoral Fellowship – 2010 (Home institution: CCNY/Host institution: MSKCC)
Title: Investigating the role of zinc finger (BTB/POZ) transcription factors in the immune system
Principal Investigator: Ampie L
Sponsor: Sant’Angelo DB

Email:

LA2DE@virginia.edu