Li Shen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Medicine
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Special Interests: 
Immune macro- and microenvironment in patients with ovarian or genitourinary cancer, especially patients with advance or metastatic diseases
Immunomodulation by epigenetic and inflammation-targeting approaches and underlying mechanism
Develop novel combination immunotherapy for ovarian, kidney and prostate cancer
Target immunosuppressive myeloid populations to prevent and treat metastatic cancers


Education and Training: 
2012 - Postdoctoral Training - Department of Medicine, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY
2009 - Postdoctoral Training - Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2006 - PhD - Pennsylvania State University, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Hershey, PA
1999 - MS - Molecular Genetics – Nankai University, College of Life Science, Tianjin, China
Professional Memberships: 
2012 - American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
2012 - American Association of Immunologists (AAI)