Finding a better way

As CEO of Morphogenesis Inc., Patricia Lawman, PhD '91, develops novel cell and gene therapies to fight cancer

By Tyler Francischine
A woman smiles in a laboratory Patricia Lawman, PhD '91 Photo by Ashraf Dehlawi
"We take a single bacterial gene and put it in the tumor cells. That gene is expressed on the surface of the tumor cells, like a big red flag that the immune system cannot ignore."
Patricia Lawman, PhD '91