Lauren Wood, M.D.

Dr. Wood served as the Head of the Vaccine Branch Clinical Trials Team for the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research from 2005 until 2017, where she was charged with developing a clinical translational research program to develop vaccines and immune-based therapies that harness the immune response to control, eradicate or prevent cancer and HPV. Prior to that, Dr. Wood served as a member of the senior staff of the National Cancer Institute Pediatric HIV Working Group from 1996 to 2005. Dr. Wood completed a combined residence in internal medicine and pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals in Houston, Texas and a fellowship with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in allergy and immunology. Dr. Wood obtained a B.A. in Biology from Oberlin College and an M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine.