Meet Dr. Ashley Plant

Dr. Plant is a member of the neuro-oncology team at CHOC and cares for all types of childhood brain tumors. Her research interests include early clinical trials for brain tumors and immunotherapy. She has a special interest in understanding how the immune system and cancer interact and how this can be exploited for future therapies. She is currently working on bringing a heat shock protein vaccine targeted to specific neo-antigens (or markers) specific to diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) tumors to CHOC.