Einstein Experts for Media

Drug Discovery

Steven C. Almo, Ph.D.

Steven C. Almo, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Biochemistry

Wollowick Family Foundation Chair in Multiple Sclerosis and Immunology

Director, Macromolecular Therapeutics Developmental Facility

BiochemistryDrug discoveryImmunotherapy and cancer

X-ray crystallography

Dr. Steven Almo is an internationally recognized leader in the field of structural biology. His lab uses high-resolution X-ray crystallography to determine the shapes and structures of proteins to better understand their function and help develop new drugs. The goal is to make immunotherapy treatments that more precisely and effectively treat a variety of cancers while causing far fewer side effects than current therapies.  read more...