Eszter Lazar-Molnar, PhD

Medical Director, Immunology
Assistant Director, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
Dr. Lazar-Molnar is an assistant professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her PhD in biological sciences at the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Stanley G. Nathenson at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where she was studying immune regulation through costimulatory molecules and finding new ways for designing immunotherapy. She was the recipient of a Cancer Research Institute postdoctoral fellowship and the Belfer Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Award in 2009. She also completed a clinical immunology fellowship at the University of Utah. Dr. Lazar-Molnar has been the recipient of several honors and awards, most recently the Clinical Immunology Society Travel Award to the 2015 Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases Summer School. Her research interests include cellular immunology, immunotherapy, and transplantation immunology. Dr. Lazar-Molnar is board certified by the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI) and American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunologenetics (ABHI).