Rebekah Dadey, PhD

Doctoral Dissertation:

Checks and Balances of T cells in Inflammatory Environments

Education & Training

  • PhD in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2021
  • BS in Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Pennsylvania State University, 2015

Research Interests

The role of regulatory T cells in the tumor microenvironment


Scharping NE, Menk AV, Moreci RS, Whetsone RD, Dadey RE, Watkins SC, Ferris RL and Delgoffe GM. 2016. The Tumor Microenvironment Represses T Cell Mitochondrial Biogenesis to Drive Intratumoral T Cell Metabolic Insufficiency and Dysfunction. Immunity. 45: 374-388. 
Overacre-Delgoffe AE, Chikina M, Dadey RE, Yano H, Brunazzi EA, Shayan G, Horne W, Moskovitz JM, Kolls JK, Sander C, Shuai Y, Normolle DP, Kirkwood JM, Ferris RL, Delgoffe GM, Bruno TC, Workman CJ and Vignali DAA. 2017. Interferon-γ Drives Treg Fragility to Promote Anti-tumor Immunity. Cell. 169: 1130-1141.