Program Members


Chen, Lieping

  • Office:(203) 737-6338

Dhodapkar, Madhav V.

Clinical Interests:Multiple myeloma; monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance (MGUS); immunobiology of cancers

  • Appt:(203) 200-4363


Ariyan, Stephan

  • Office:(203) 785-5600
  • Appt:(203) 785-5600

Askenase, Philip William

Research Interests:exosomes; healing mesenchymal stem cell exosomes; neuropsychiatric diseases; poison ivy; multiple sclerosis; autism

  • Office:(203) 785-4170

Becker, Kevin Patrick

Research Interests:Primary brain tumors; Immunotherapeutics; Novel drug delivery; Nano-particles in the treatment of glioblastoma

  • Appt:(203) 200-1638

Bender, Jeffrey R.

Research Interests:Inflammatory, Immune, Metabolic and Hormonal Effects on the Endothelium

  • Office:(203) 737-2223
  • Appt:(203) 737-2223

Bothwell, Alfred L. M.

Research Interests:Human T cell recognition; Inflammation and cancer; Type 1 diabetes; Function of PPARs

    Bucala, Richard

    Research Interests:Mechanisms by which host immunity converts from a protective response to one producing disease and tissue pathology; Emergence of steroid resistance; Biochemical, biological, and genetic characterization of the MIF cytokine family; MIF's role in malaria and global infectious diseases; Pharmacologic immuniomodulation of the MIF pathway; Role of fibrocytes in different systemic fibroses

    • Office:(203) 785-2454
    • Lab:(203) 737-5103

    Chen, Lieping

    Research Interests:Lymphocyte activation and tolerance; Costimulation and coinhibition; Tumor site immune modulation; Immunotherapy of advanced human cancer; Immunotherapy of advanced autoimmune diseases

    • Office:(203) 737-6338

    Chirnomas, Debbie

    Research Interests:Impact and management of iron overload; Red cell transfusion therapy; Stem cell transplantation

    • Office:(203) 785-4640
    • Appt:(203) 200-2400

    Colegio, Oscar Rene

    Research Interests:Squamous cell carcinoma; Casal cell carcinoma; Melanoma; Tumor-associated macrophages; Immunology; Hypoxia; Epithelial-mesenchymal transitions; Solid organ transplantation

    • Office:(203) 785-4092
    • Appt:(203) 789-1249

    Craft, Joseph Edgar

    Research Interests:Autoimmunity; Cytokines; Lupus; T Cell Differentiation; Tolerance

    • Office:(203) 785-2453

    Cresswell, Peter

    Research Interests:Molecular mechanisms of antigen processing; Assembly and intracellular transport of CD1 molecules, Class I and Class II MHC molecules; Effector functions; mechanisms of action of interferon-induced proteins; Viral immunity

    • Office:(203) 785-5176

    Dhodapkar, Kavita

    Research Interests:Tumor immunology

    • Office:(203) 785-4640
    • Appt:(203) 785-4640

    Dhodapkar, Madhav V.

    Research Interests:Myeloma and related plasma cell disorders; Human immune system's interaction with growing tumors in patients; Preneoplastic monoclonal gammopathy and multiple myeloma, tumor and host related factors

    • Appt:(203) 200-4363

    Edelson, Richard L

    Research Interests:Cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL); Human T cell physiology; Immunobiology of normal and diseased skin

    • Office:(203) 785-4091
    • Appt:(203) 789-1249

    Flavell, Richard A

    Research Interests:Animal Models; Autoimmunity; Diabetes; Gene Expression; Gene Transfer; Genes; Immune System; Lyme Borreliosis Or Lyme Disease; Molecular Cellular Entities; Recombinant DNA; Transgenic Animals; Autoimmunity; Knockout Mice; Lyme Disease; T Cell Lineages; Tolerance; Transgenic Mice

    • Office:(203) 737-2216

    Foss, Francine M

    Research Interests:T Cell Lymphoma, Cutaneous T cell Lymphoma, Stem cell allotransplantation; Pharmacologic agents for lymphoma; Bone marrow transplantation

    • Appt:(203) 200-4363

    Girardi, Michael

    Research Interests:Cancer; Carcinogenesis; Cellular Immunology; Chemotherapy; Dermatology; DNA; Immunobiology; Immunology; Receptors; Tumor Immunology

    • Office:(203) 785-4092
    • Lab:(203) 785-6564
    • Appt:(203) 789-1249

    Glusac, Earl John

    Research Interests:Histologic mimickers of malignant melanoma

    • Office:(203) 785-4094
    • Appt:(203) 785-4094

    Haberman, Ann M

    Research Interests:B lymphocytes; Germinal center formation; Cell migration in vivo; Two-photon laser scanning microscopy

    • Office:(203) 785-7349
    • Lab:(203) 785-6556

    Hanlon, Douglas John

    Research Interests:Transimmunization Therapy

    • Office:(203) 785-6693

    Kavathas, Paula B

    Research Interests:Gene Regulation; Immunology; Molecular Cellular Entities; Receptors; Structure or Function (Health or Safety or Medical); Transgenic Animals

    • Office:(203) 785-6223

    Kleinstein, Steven H

    Research Interests:Computational immunology; Systems biology; Bioinformatics; Disease/tissue/pathway/process modeling and simulation; B cell immunoglobulin repertoire analysis; Influenza

    • Office:(203) 785-6685

    Mamula, Mark Joseph

    Research Interests:Autoimmune diseases

    • Office:(203) 737-2840

    McNiff, Jennifer Madison

    Research Interests:Histopathologic evaluation of inflammatory and neoplastic skin disease; Immunofluorescence studies; Cutaneous lymphoma and murine models of graft vs. host disease

    • Office:(203) 785-4094
    • Appt:(203) 785-4094

    Medzhitov, Ruslan M

    Research Interests:Inflammation; Allergy; Immunology; Innate Immunity; Pathophysiology

    • Office:(203) 785-7541

    Meffre, Eric RF

    Research Interests:Human B-cell tolerance; Primary immunodeficiencies; Autoimmune diseases

    • Office:(203) 737-4535

    Narayan, Deepak

    Research Interests:Melanomas; Hemangiomas and vascular malformations; Pathogenesis of Dupuytren's disease

    • Office:(203) 785-7313
    • Appt:(203) 785-7313

    Pereira, João P.

    Research Interests:Immunology; Hematopoiesis; B-lymphocyte development; Bone marrow niches; Cell migration

      Pober, Jordan Stuart

      Research Interests:Immunobiology of vascular endothelial cells; Cytokine actions and mechanisms; Transplantation immunology

      • Office:(203) 737-2292

      Rothlin, Carla Vanina

      Research Interests:Regulation of inflammation; Homeostatic control of the immune system

      • Office:(203) 737-4679

      Ruddle, Nancy Hartman

      Research Interests:Cell trafficking and inflammation in autoimmunity and lymphoid organ development

      • Office:(203) 785-3281

      Schalper, Kurt

      • Office:(203) 737-4205

      Schatz, David G.

      Research Interests:Biochemical mechanism and developmental regulation of V(D)J recombination and somatic hypermutation; Lymphocyte development; Mechanisms of DNA repair; Function of the RAG1 and RAG2 proteins; Mechanisms of lymphomagenesis

      • Office:(203) 737-2255
      • Lab:(203) 785-3247

      Seropian, Stuart Evan

      • Appt:(203) 200-4363

      Smith, Brian Richard

      Research Interests:Inflammation-Coagulation Interface; Hematology; Bioethics; Biomedical Engineering; Laboratory Medicine Education; Therapeutic Pathology

      • Office:(203) 688-2286

      Snyder, Edward Leonard

      Research Interests:Cytoskeleton; Health and Medicine; Membranes; Metabolism; Apheresis Technology; Pathogen Inactivation; Platelet Apoptosis; Platelet Storage Lesion Manufacturing Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts for Pediatric Surgical Patients

      • Office:(203) 688-2441
      • Appt:(203) 688-2441

      Sznol, Mario

      Research Interests:Cancer drug development; Cancer immunotherapy and novel agents

      • Appt:(203) 200-6622

      Tigelaar, Robert E

      Research Interests:Immunobiology of gdT cells; Immune system-skin interactions; Immunopathogenesis of contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

      • Office:(203) 785-4968
      • Appt:(203) 789-1249