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Garabet Yeretssian

Program Director, Crohn's Disease Program, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Festival Underwriter)

Garabet Yeretssian is director of the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Crohn’s Disease Program, which supports impactful ideas and mobilizes a global community committed to improving the lives of Crohn’s disease patients while pursuing a cure. Prior to joining Helmsley, Yeretssian was an assistant professor in the Immunology and Tisch Cancer Institutes at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he led a research team investigating the implication of innate immune and cell death mechanisms in inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease, colorectal cancer, and other gastrointestinal disorders. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow and later on an associate researcher at McGill University, studying host-microbe interactions at gut mucosal surfaces.


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