Jeyaraj Antony, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Jeyaraj earned his Ph.D. in Endocrinology from the University of Madras, India. He joined Precision in 2015 as T-cell Scientist and is currently leading our Process Development team to develop allogeneic CAR T cell products. Before joining Precision, he was with Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy programs at Duke University and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and developed a GMP compliant method to expand donor derived cord blood T cells to adoptively infuse (DLI) to the transplant recipients to boost immunity. He also developed a simple method (co-culture) to prime and expand leukemia-specific cytotoxic T cells, from in vitro expanded cord blood T cells and from patients PBMC with an aim to improve the post-transplant immunity and to prevent or treat relapse. He enjoys playing tennis, jogging and fishing during his free time.