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Augusto Ochoa, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Associate Professor, Biochemistry

Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center
Clinical Science Research Building
533 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 568-5151
Fax: (504) 568-6888

aochoa@lsuhsc.edu

Degrees

M.D. - 1982
Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia

Bio Post-doctoral Fellowship - Immunology, Immunobiology Research Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1982 - 1986
Assistant Professor, Immunobiology Research Center, University of Minnesota, 1986-1989
Head, Immunotherapy Laboratory, National Cancer Institute, Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, MD, 1989 - 1996
Head, Signal Transduction Laboratory, National Cancer Institute, Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, MD, 1996-1997
Residency in Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 1997- 2000
Fellowship - Allergy/Immunology, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, 2001-2003

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 2000

Research Interests T cell function
Cytokine production
Macrophage-T cell interaction
Immune regulation
Immune dysfunction and disease
Tumor Immunology