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Christopher R. Heery, M.D.

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Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology
Staff Clinician
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Bldg. 10, Room 13N208
Bethesda, MD 20892


Dr. Heery is a Staff Clinician at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), conducting clinical research in therapeutic cancer vaccines for the treatment of multiple tumor types with a focus on colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer. Dr. Heery received his M.D. from East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine in 2006 and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois-Chicago in 2009. He joined the NCI Medical Oncology Branch as a Medical Oncology Fellow in 2009. His current appointment is in the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology with a co-appointment in the Medical Oncology Branch. Dr. Heery is part of the larger effort of the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology to create new immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. He primarily focuses on the development of these agents for colorectal cancer.

This page was last updated on 4/7/2014.