Dr. John Powderly attended Georgetown Medical School from 1991-95 and was awarded the Lawrence Dean Scholarship. His 4th year of Med School was spent at National Cancer Institute (NCI) as an internship on the Immunotherapy Service. From 1995-1999 he attended the University of Texas, at Houston Health Science Center for a combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency. In 1999-2000 he was appointed faculty at MD Anderson Cancer Center and performed additional immunotherapy research. His oncology fellowship at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill from 2000-02 focused on dendritic cell immunotherapy.