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Immunobiology

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Jeffrey R. Bender, MD

Robert I. Levy Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Immunobiology

Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine

Director, Yale Cardiovascular Research Center

Research Interests

Cardiology; Endothelium; Immune System; Inflammation; Macrophages; RNA Stability; T-Lymphocytes

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Alfred L. M. Bothwell, PhD

Professor of Immunobiology

Member of HTI and VBT

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Immunogenetics

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Lieping Chen, MD, PhD

United Technologies Corporation Professor in Cancer Research and Professor of Immunobiology, of Dermatology and of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Co-Director, Cancer Immunology Program at Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests

Allergy and Immunology; Autoimmunity; Dermatology; Immunotherapy; Inflammation; Lymphocyte Activation; Lymphocytes; Medical Oncology; Neoplasms

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Joseph Edgar Craft, MD

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Professor of Immunobiology

Section Chief, Rheumatology

Program Director, Investigative Medicine

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

Antigens, Differentiation, T-Lymphocyte; Autoimmune Diseases; Biology; Cytokines; Immunity; Investigative Techniques; Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic; Rheumatology

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Peter Cresswell, PhD, FRS

Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Biology; Cell Biology; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Immunity; Major Histocompatibility Complex

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Madhav V. Dhodapkar, MBBS

Arthur H. Bunker and Isabel Bunker Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and Professor of Immunobiology

Chief, Section of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine

Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Hematology Program, Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests

Biology; Hematology; Immunity; Multiple Myeloma; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Neoplasms, Plasma Cell

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Vishwa Deep Dixit, DVM, PhD

Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Immunobiology

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Stephanie C Eisenbarth, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Immunology)

Research Interests

Allergy and Immunology; Asthma; Blood Group Incompatibility; Food Hypersensitivity; Immune System Diseases

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David A. Hafler, MD, FANA

William S. and Lois Stiles Edgerly Professor of Neurology and Professor of Immunobiology

Chair, Department of Neurology

Neurologist-in-Chief, Yale New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Autoimmunity; Genetics; HIV; Immune System; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology

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Kevan Herold, MD

Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Executive Director, Yale Diabetes Center

Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Research Interests

Autoimmunity; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1; Endocrine System Diseases; Immune System Diseases; Metabolism; Translational Medical Research

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Akiko Iwasaki, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Interests

Autophagy; Herpes Simplex; Immune System; Immunity, Cellular; Immunity, Innate; Inflammasomes; Influenza, Human; Molecular Biology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Susan Kaech, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology

Research Interests

Developmental Biology; Global Health; Infectious Disease Medicine; T-Lymphocytes; Vaccines

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Paula B Kavathas, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Immunobiology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Associate Chair for Research

Director, Science Education Outreach Program

Chair, Women's Faculty Forum

Research Interests

Chlamydia trachomatis; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Immune System; Immunotherapy; Medical Laboratory Science; Molecular Biology

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John D MacMicking, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and of Immunobiology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Member, Yale Systems Biology Institute

Research Interests

Bacterial Infections and Mycoses; Cell Biology; Computational Biology; Immunity, Innate; Inflammasomes; Interferons; Parasitic Diseases; Virus Diseases

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