Prof. Dr. Thomas Blankenstein
Scientific Founder of T-knife
Thomas Blankenstein is Director of the Institute of Immunology at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and research group leader at the Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (Berlin). His research focus is on Cancer Immunology. He studied Biology at the Universities of Goettingen and Cologne and became a Professor of Immunology at the Free University in Berlin in 1996. He is one of the pioneers in research on TCR gene therapy in Germany, leading a transregional collaborative research center on adoptive T cell therapy from 2006 to 2018.