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Basic Science

Paul Allen, PhDImmunology - T cell recognition and autoimmunity

Deepta Bhattacharya, PhDAntibody responses and stem cells

Kyunghee Choi, PhDDevelopmental Hematopoiesis and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology

Marco Colonna, MDHuman and murine innate responses against pathogens

Joseph Corbo, MD, PhDThe systems biology of photoreceptor transcriptional networks

Erika Crouch, MD, PhDStructure of collagenous C-type lectins (collectins) and their roles in innate immunity

Gautam Dantas, PhD(1) Dynamics, ecology, and evolution of antibiotic resistance, (2) Engineering enhanced probiotics to treat GI disorders, (3) Engineering microbial biofuel catalysts

Louis Dehner, MDPediatric pathology - neoplasms of children

Michael Dunne, PhDModulation of lymphocytic and epithelial apoptosis in a murine model of bacterial pneumonia and sepsis

Samir El-Mofty, DMD, MS, PhDHPV and oncogenesis in upper aerodigestive carcinomas

Daved Fremont, PhDStructural biology of T cell receptor and histocompatibility molecules

Sanjay Jain, MD, PhDMolecular genetic and genomic approaches to study development and diseases of the genitourinary system

Jason Mills, MD, PhDGI stem cells in normal development, inflammation, and cancer

Kenneth Murphy, MD, PhDMechanisms of lineage commitment and regulation of the immune response

Deborah Novack, MD, PhDbone loss, osteoclasts, NF-kB, arthritis, bone metastasis of breast cancer

Jacqueline Payton, MD, PhDEpigenomic regulation in hematologic malignancy

Robert Schmidt, MD, PhDDiabetic and Age-Related Autonomic Neuropathy

Robert Schreiber, PhDImmunology - tumor immunology, cytokines and cytokine receptor signaling, IFN-Y

Thaddeus Stappenbeck, MD, PhDIntestinal epithelial stem cell biology

Wojciech Swat, PhDThe regulation of lymphocyte development and function

Steven Teitelbaum, MDRegulation of osteoclast function and differentiation

Emil Unanue, MDImmunology - cellular interactions, antigen presentation, macrophage biology

Herbert Virgin IV, MD, PhDMolecular analysis of chronic viral infection and its relationship to disease

Mark Watson, MD, PhDMolecular genetics of breast cancer progression

Gregory Wu, MD, PhDNeuroimmunology

Guoyan Zhao, PhDPathogen discovery


Dengfeng Cao, MD, PhDGenitourinary Pathology

Brian Collins, MDMy clinical interest focuses on the practice of cytopathology. This involves Pap slides, NonGyn cytopathology and Fine needle aspiration biopsy.

Erika Crouch, MD, PhDLung disease, particularly interstitial and occupational lung disorders

Michael Dunne, PhDMolecular epidemiology of nosocomial and community-acquired infections

Charles Eby, MDPharmacogenetics of oral anticoagulation therapy

Samir El-Mofty, DMD, MS, PhDPrognostic and theraputic significance of identifying specific phenotypes of upper aerodigestive tract carcinomas

Joseph Gaut, MD, PhDAcute kidney injury biomarkers

Ann Gronowski, PhDMarkers used in evaluating maternal-fetal well being

Anjum Hassan, MDTranslational research in hematopoietic malignancies with a focus on B- cell Non-Hodgkin lymphomas

Sanjay Jain, MD, PhDBiomedical informatics and biorepository of medical kidney disease

Jack Ladenson, PhDDevelopment of novel tests of cell injury for diagnostic purposes

Deborah Novack, MD, PhDmetabolic bone disease

John Pfeifer, MD, PhDMolecular genetic testing in diagnostic surgical pathology

Robert Schmidt, MD, PhDDiabetic and Age-Related Autonomic Neuropathy

Mitchell Scott, PhDIn Vitro Diagnostics; Clinical Trials

Steven Teitelbaum, MDMetabolic diseases of bone

Herbert Virgin IV, MD, PhDSearch for novel human pathogens

Mark Watson, MD, PhDApplication of genomics and molecular pathology to translation cancer research

Frances White, MDPediatric gastrointestinal, liver and pulmonary disease


Brian Collins, MDMy research focus emphasizes the utilization of ancillary studies in the diagnosis of cytopathology specimens, notably fine needle aspiration.

Jason Mills, MD, PhDMolecular markers for metaplasia in GI tissue

Souzan Sanati, MDBreast pathology