Invited Faculty
  • Teodora Staeva
    Lupus Research Alliance
  • Teodora (Teo) Staeva is Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at the Lupus Research Alliance. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the organization’s research portfolio and operations, including the development of a research strategy and leading its implementation, as well as overseeing all research initiatives, partnerships and collaborations. Until September 2017, Teodora was Assistant Dean for Research at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) where she was responsible for facilitating faculty research, development and recruitment, and leading and managing intra-campus as well as inter-campus collaborations with Cornell University and WCM’s Tri-Institutional partners, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University. Prior to joining WCM, Teodora was Director of Immune Therapies at JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) for nine years. She obtained her PhD in Immunology from Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, and her BS in Biology and Neuroscience from Macalester College.
  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 19 17:30-18:00 Room Grand Ballroom 102 [Alliance Session 4] Grants and Funding for SLE Research Grants and funding-Lupus Research Alliance