Hartmut Koeppen - Senior Staff Pathologist, Pathology

Hartmut Koeppen

Senior Staff Pathologist, Pathology

Staff Scientist
Years at Genentech

I joined Genentech in April 1998 as Senior Pathologist after completion of my training as hematopathologist at The University of Chicago. I decided on this professional route because Genentech offered a way to apply my clinical training to basic and translational disease-focused research in a world-class facility among cutting edge scientists. I spent 2008 at MD Anderson to refresh my clinical skills. For the last few years I have been involved in efforts developing cancer immunotherapy approaches for clinical use. Genentech has changed a lot since I joined, but one vital constant is a collaborative team approach to science-based drug development.

Featured Publication

Predictive correlates of response to the anti-PD-L1 antibody MPDL3280A in cancer patients.

Nature. 2014 Nov 27;515(7528):563-7. doi: 10.1038/nature14011.

Herbst RS, Soria JC, Kowanetz M, Fine GD, Hamid O, Gordon MS, Sosman JA, McDermott DF, Powderly JD, Gettinger SN, Kohrt HE, Horn L, Lawrence DP, Rost S, Leabman M, Xiao Y, Mokatrin A, Koeppen H, Hegde PS, Mellman I, Chen DS, Hodi FS.