David M. Spencer, Ph.D.


Chief Scientific Officer

David Spencer

David Spencer joined Bellicum in 2012 as Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Spencer is the inventor of CID technology, and together with Dr. Slawin, developed the first clinical applications of the technology, DeCIDe® and CaspaCIDe® that are now advancing in human clinical trials. Prior to joining Bellicum, he served as Professor and Vice Chairman of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, during which time he was a scientific advisor to the Company. Dr. Spencer oversees a robust research program focused on CID clinical applications and supports clinical development of our CID-enabled products. He earned his Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University.