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Galen B. Toews, MD Collegiate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Director Graduate Program in Immunology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Chemokine, cytokine and eicosanoid regulation of pulmonary fibrosis; pulmonary infections post bone-marrow transplant

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:
The primary focus of our laboratory is the development and study of immunotherapies designed to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
 
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

1. Role of TET2 and/or DNMT3A in CD4+ T cell differentiation

2. Epigenetic regulation of memory vs. effector CD8+ T cell differentiation

3. Cooperation of co-occurring PTCL mutations with TET2 loss in T cell transformation

Associate Professor of Surgery, Microbiology & Immunology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

B cell memory, B cell and immunoglobulin dependent T cell development and function and generation of diversity in health and disease

R.C. Schneider Collegiate Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:
Pediatric and adult brain cancer biology and therapeutics. Epigenetics, cancer metabolism, and signaling networks that mediate tumor progression. Uncovering the role of secreted cancer ligands in hematopoietic stem cell development and anti-tumor immunity. Nanotechnology to develop novel anti-cancer therapies. DNA damage, DNA damage response,
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Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Regulation of innate-like CD4 T cell development and function

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Inflammation and cancer; role of gut microbiota and Nod-like receptors in colitis and cancer

Professor of Pathology
Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veteran Affairs
Research Interests:

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of leukocyte mobilization during granulomatous formation; pathology

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Research Interests:

Fundamental molecular mechanisms and cell biology of T lymphocyte activation. Advanced molecular imaging using light and electron microscopy. Focus on innate-like T cells, directed cellular immunotherapies, and HIV/T cell interactions

Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:
The Collins lab focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms by which virally infected cells establish a persistent infection; we use patient samples to determine which cells form clinically significant reservoirs and to develop strategies to eradicate them. A major focus of the Collins laboratory has been on understanding the role of
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Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Lung immunity in humans and mice. 
Specifically: immunopathogenesis of COPD; Efferocytosis; Interactions of lung leukocytes with the lung microbiome. 

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Research Interests:

Human T lymphocyte biology, rheumatoid arthritis, T cell interactions with synovial cells, regulation of TH17 cells

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Hematology/Oncology
Research Interests:
The understanding that the immune system protects us not only from infections but also from cancer has led to the development of therapeutic approaches which boost the activity of the immune system against established tumors.
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Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Research Interests:

Role of Toll-like receptors on CD8+ and CD4+ T cells and NK cells in regards to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Immunopathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

Associate Professor of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery
Co-Director, Multidisciplinary PAD program
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Dr. Gallagher's lab investigates the role of bone marrow stem cells in diabetic wound healing and peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Eliza Maria Mosher Collegiate Professor in Internal Medicine
Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology
Director, Michigan Biology of Cardiovascular Aging
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

The overall theme of Dr. Goldstein’s laboratory is how inflammation impacts different disease states. Broadly, Dr. Goldstein’s laboratory investigates the importance of inflammation in organ transplantation, and in aging

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Regulation and control of humoral (antibody) immune response; intravital imaging and quantitative analysis of lymphocyte dynamic behavior in living
mice.

Associate Professor of Dermatology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:
Immunology, genetics, bioinformatics
 
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
Associate Chief for Research
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Signal transduction, small molecules and immunomodulatory peptides in autoimmunity; Gene-environment interaction in autoimmunity;Molecular mechanisms of MHC-disease association

Nina and Jerry D Luptak Professor
Research Professor, Mary H Weiser Food Allergy Center
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Pulmonary immunology; fungal pathogenesis and microflora-mediated modulation of immunity

Associate Professor of Neurology, Holtom-Garrett Program in Neuroimmunology
Research Interests:

Neuroimmunology; immunopathogenesis of viral infections of the central nervous system; innate immunity to viruses; immune mechanisms of neuronal and glial cell injury

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

The interplay between innate immunity and autoimmune disease development. Specifically, I am interested in the cross-talk between dermal and systemic inflammation and how this may influence disease development.

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Research Interests:

Mucosal Immunology in gastrointestinal tract: host-microbial interaction in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Research Interests:

Cancer cell and host immune cell interactions in tumor microenvironment; Tumor tolerance mechanisms; TGF-b and TLR signaling

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Research Interests:

Intracellular signaling pathways controlling T lymphocyte activation, differentiation and death. Lymphatic vessel biology, cancer and angiogenesis

Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
Research Interests:

Tumor immunoediting, Inflamation, Human immunology

Senior Associate Dean for Research
Endowed Professor, Department of Pathology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Epigenetics, chemokine and cytokine biology
 

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Immunology/Mechanisms of Immunosuppression

Assistant Professor of Dentistry, Dept. of Periodontics and Oral Medicine
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Translational Oncology Program and Distributed Health Technologies
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Innate Immunity, Tumor Immunology, Oral Head & Neck Cancer, Autophagy, NLR proteins, Proteomics and CRISPR/Cas9 systems

Research Associate Professor of Surgery
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Development of cancer immunotherapy using immune cells, such as T cells,
B cells and dendritic cells (DCs). Use of in vivo primed and in vitro activated effector T and B cells for cancer treatment, and generate DC-based cancer stem cell vaccines to target cancer stem cells

Richard C. Schneider Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:
His research program is composed of four themes: (i) studies on innate immune responses to brain tumors; (ii) studies on the mechanisms by which the co-deletion of 1p/19q increases the sensitivity of low grade brain tumors to chemo- and radiotherapy; (iii) studies on the self-organization of brain tumors, especially one of its main
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Godfrey Dorr Stobbe Professor of Research
Professor of Pathology
Assistant Dean for Research Faculty
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Pulmonary immune responses to allergens and viral infections. Role of cytokines and chemokines

Associate Professor of Radiology
Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Research Interests:

Chemokines and chemokine receptor signaling in cancer; molecular imaging

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Associate Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Obesity and Inflammation.  Adipose tissue macrophages and lymphocyte activation with obesity.  Dietary influences on inflammatory cell activation. Intravital microscopy on adipose tissue leukocytes

Research Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Regulation of the immune system in autoimmunity, asthma, cancer and infections by B lymphocytes

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Accepting Students
Associate Professor, Life Sciences Institute
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Director, Leukemia Program
Research Interests:

Notch signaling, hematopoietic stem cells, T cell differentiation and homeostasis, bone marrow transplantation, alloimmunity, autoimmunity

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Research Interests:

Regulation of the innate immune response against bacterial pneumonia, Role of the eicosanoids and their receptors in pneumococcal pneumonia, Impact of second hand tobacco smoke in lung disease, Role of adiponectin and leptin in inflammation and infection in obesity

Associate Professor of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Center/ Holtom-Garrett Neuroimmunology Program
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Neuroimmunology; the Interplay between immune system and neural stem/progenitor cells in multiple sclerosis (MS); cytokine, neurotrophin production and neuroprotective mechanisms for neuroregeneration in MS. The mission is to enhance translational research by bridging basic research in neuroimmunology with human studies in MS

Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Research Interests:

The role of DEK in cancer and autoimmunity; the role of vimentin in the immune response; endogenous retroviruses; development of antiviral agents

John Gideon Searle Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Vaccine delivery and Cancer immunotherapy

Research Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director, U.M. Flow Cytometry Core Facility
Research Interests:

Innate host responses during bacterial infection, microbial pathogenesis, T cells and bacterial infection

Paul de Kruif Endowed Professor of Pathology
Research Interests:

Nod-like receptors; Host defense against bacterial pathogens; Mucosal Immunity; Role of the microbiota in immunity and pathogen eradication; Inflammatory disease; inflammation and cancer

Aldred S. Warthin Professor, Director of Experimental Pathology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:
Clinical Subspecialty: Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology
Research Subspecialty: Mucosal Inflammation and Epithelial Pathobiology
Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Associate Dean of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Innate immunity to intracellular bacterial pathogens

Research Biologist, Veteran Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Interface of the adaptive and innate immunity during host-pathogen interactions

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division
Veteran Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Research Interests:

Investigating the recruitment and function of myeloid cells (monocytes, dendritic cells, and macrophages) that accumulate in the lung in response to infection and/or injury

Carl V. Weller Professor and Chair, Mucosal Inflammation and Epithelial Pathobiology, Dept. of Pathology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Mucosal Inflammation and Epithelial Pathobiology
Gastrointestinal PathologyHepatobiliary Pathology

Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

 

Cell and molecular regulation of macrophage biology in inflammation, innate immunity, and fibrosis of the lung

 

Professor of Pathology
Accepting Students
Research Interests:

Inflammatory/immune responses and tissue injury and repair

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