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scientific focus area thumbnail logoImmunology involves all manner of studies related to the immune system and its role in fighting disease, with the goal of better-understanding the underlying causes of allergy, infection, immunodeficiency, some cancers, transplant rejection, and autoimmune disorders.

Michael Beaven, Ph.D.

Richard W. Childs, M.D.

Jay H. Chung, Ph.D., M.D.

Courtney Fitzhugh, M.D.

John A. Hammer, Ph.D.

Christopher Hourigan, M.D., D.Phil.

Warren J. Leonard, M.D.

Rodney L. Levine, Ph.D., M.D.

Stewart Levine, M.D.

Nehal Mehta, M.D., M.S.C.E., F.A.H.A.

Lance R. Pohl, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

John F. Tisdale, M.D.

Adrian Wiestner, M.D., Ph.D.

Keji Zhao, Ph.D.

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