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Innate Immunity and Inflammation



Rafeul Alam, MD/PhD - The role of tissue based signaling memory in the regulation of inflammation, and mechanism of differentiation of eosinophils.

Willi K. Born, PhD - Role of gamma/delta T cells in inflammation

John Cambier, PhD - Mast cell function in rheumatoid arthritis.

Erwin Gelfand, MD - Role of cytokines and chemokines in the inflammatory response in the lung following allergen, virus or ozone exposure.

Kathryn Haskins, PhD - Role of oxidative stress in pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes.

Peter Henson MD/PhD - Induction, progression and resolution of inflammatory processes. Role of inflammation as effector mechanisms in innate and adaptive immunity. Inflammation as a participant in adjuvant induction of adaptive immunity. Participation of inflammation in lung diseases, autoimmunity and tissue fibrosis.

Michael Holers, MD - Role of complement in autoimmune and inflammatory cell injury.

Laurel Lenz, PhD - Trafficking and activation of inflammatory cells by bacterial infection.

Rebecca O'Brien, PhD - Differences in the influence of gamma/delta T cell subsets on inflammatory cells.

Yosef Refaeli, PhD - Role of inflammatory cytokines, with an emphasis on IFNg, on the establishment and maintenance of lymphomas and leukemias.

Dave Riches, PhD - Regulation of pro-inflammatory cytokines production by macrophages in cystic fibrosis.

Linda van Dyk, PhD - Chronic viral infection, inflammation, and tissue damage.