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Prasad S. Adusumilli
Adusumilli, Prasad S.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Prasad Adusumilli studies tumor immunology and the development of T-cell-mediated immunotherapy for thoracic malignancies and pleural-based diseases.
Pictured: Grégoire Altan-Bonnet
Altan-Bonnet, Grégoire
Computational Biology Program
Computational biologist Grégoire Altan-Bonnet focuses on probing and testing the integration of cellular activation that makes up the immune response.
Pictured: Kathryn Anderson
Anderson, Kathryn V.
Chair, Developmental Biology Program, SKI
Developmental Biology Program
Developmental Biology Program Chair Kathryn Anderson studies genetic pathways that direct embryonic patterning and morphogenesis in the mouse embryo.


Pictured: Renier J. Brentjens
Brentjens, Renier J.
Director, Cellular Therapeutics
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Renier Brentjens develops novel immunotherapies for leukemias and lymphomas.


Pictured: Jayanta Chaudhuri
Chaudhuri, Jayanta
Immunology Program
Immunologist Jayanta Chaudhuri studies the mechanisms of immunoglobulin gene diversification.
Cheung, Nai-Kong V.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Nai-Kong Cheung focuses on engineering of antibodies and immune cells to treat solid tumors in children.


DeMatteo, Ronald
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Ronald DeMatteo focuses on strategies to reduce immune subversion in gastrointestinal stromal tumor and liver cancer and on immunobiology in liver cancer.
Pictured: Liang Deng
Deng, Liang
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Liang Deng studies poxvirus interface with the immune system and the development of poxviruses as oncolytic and immunotherapy for cancers.


Pictured: Michael Glickman
Glickman, Michael S.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Michael Glickman investigates the physiology and pathogenic mechanisms of mycobacteria, including regulated intramembrane proteolysis (the Rip1 pathway); double-strand-break repair and associated DNA damage responses; and cell envelope biosynthesis.


Hanash, Alan M.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Alan Hanash studies transplant immunology and immune-mediated mechanisms of tissue damage and regeneration.
Hohl, Tobias M.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Tobias Hohl studies the molecular pathogenesis of human fungal pathogens and how the immune system responds to them.
Pictured: Alan Houghton
Houghton, Alan
Immunology Program
Cancer immunologist Alan Houghton studies the immune response to cancer, immune recognition of self and mutated molecules, and development of new immunotherapies.
Pictured: Katharine C. Hsu
Hsu, Katharine C.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Katharine Hsu studies the biology of human natural killer cells and how they contribute to disease processes.
Pictured: Morgan Huse
Huse, Morgan
Immunology Program
Immunologist Morgan Huse investigates intracellular signaling dynamics in lymphocytes.


Pictured: Ming Li
Li, Ming
Immunology Program
Immunologist Ming Li studies mechanisms of immune regulation, and their relevance to diseases including cancer.


Pictured: Babak J. Mehrara
Mehrara, Babak J.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Babak Mehrara studies the regulation of lymphatic regeneration after surgery and development of lymphedema.


Pictured: Philipp Niethammer
Niethammer, Philipp
Cell Biology Program
Cell biologist Philipp Niethammer investigates regulation of early inflammatory responses in space and time by intravital imaging of intact tissues.


Pictured: Richard O'Reilly
O'Reilly, Richard J.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Richard O'Reilly investigates the genetic disparities and cellular interactions between donor and host that affect allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation.


Pictured: Eric Pamer
Pamer, Eric G.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Eric Pamer studies T cell and innate inflammatory responses to bacterial and fungal infections.
Pictured: Vladimir Ponomarev
Ponomarev, Vladimir
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Vladimir Ponomarev focuses on developing reporter genetic systems for specific applications such as sequential in vivo imaging studies in cancer biology, cancer immunotherapy, and radiation sciences.


Pictured: Govind Ragupathi
Ragupathi, Govind
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist Govind Ragupathi studies tumor vaccinology, including approaches to augmenting the antibody and T cell response to defined cancer antigens.
Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Rudensky, Alexander
Chair, Immunology Program, SKI
Immunology Program
Immunology Program Chair Alexander Rudensky focuses on immunological tolerance and the differentiation and function of T cells.


Pictured: Michel Sadelain
Sadelain, Michel
Director, Center for Cell Engineering
Immunology Program
Immunologist Michel Sadelain studies the mechanisms governing transgene expression, stem cell engineering, and genetic strategies to enhance immunity against cancer.
Schietinger, Andrea
Immunology Program
Cancer Immunologist Andrea Schietinger investigates immune responses to cancer, molecular mechanisms underlying tumor-induced T cell dysfunction, and new approaches for cancer immunotherapy.
Pictured: Joseph Sun
Sun, Joseph
Immunology Program
Immunologist Joseph Sun investigates the natural killer cell response against infection and cancer.


Pictured: Marcel R. M. van den Brink
van den Brink, Marcel R. M.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Marcel R. M. van den Brink studies the immunology of bone marrow transplantation.


Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
Wolchok, Jedd D.
Immunology Program
Physician-scientist Jedd Wolchok investigates novel approaches for cancer immunotherapy and mechanisms of tumor cell–immune cell interactions.


Pictured: James Young
Young, James W.
Memorial Hospital Research Laboratories
Physician-scientist James Young studies innate and adaptive immunity against tumors and viruses stimulated by human dendritic cells.