Research Interests

Research interests include immunology, specifically, cell-mediated immunity, vaccine development, resistance to infectious diseases, and pathogenesis of infectious diseases and international health, specifically, tropical medicine (leprosy, tuberculosis, leishmaniasis), immunological unresponsiveness and tolerance, and international health issues and activities.

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Primary Section

Section 43: Immunology and Inflammation

Secondary Section

Section 44: Microbial Biology