Crystal L. Mackall, MD
Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Director, Stanford Center for Cancer Cell Therapy
Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Stanford
Co-Executive Director, Stanford Laboratory for Cell and Gene Medicine
Associate Director, Stanford Cancer Institute
Crystal L. Mackall, MD is the Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Stanford University. She serves as the Founding Director of the Stanford Center for Cancer Cell Therapy, Associate Director of Stanford Cancer Institute, Leader of the Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program, and Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Stanford. During a 27 year tenure culminating as Chief of the Pediatric Oncology Branch, NCI, and now through the Center for Cancer Cell Therapy at Stanford, she has led an internationally recognized translational research program focused on pediatric immuno-oncology. Dr. Mackall has led numerous first-in-child clinical trials and has incorporated deep biologic endpoints into clinical studies that have furthered our understanding of immunotherapies for children’s cancers. She has published over 185 manuscripts and serves in numerous national leadership positions, including Chair of the NCI Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy Trial Network, and co-Leader of the St. Baldrick’s-StandUp2Cancer Pediatric Dream Team. She is the recipient of numerous awards and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the American Academy of Physicians.