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Vignali Lab publishes in Immunological Reviews

Dr. Lawrence Andrews, a postdoc in the laboratory of Dr. Dario Vignali, has published in Immunological Reviews. The paper, entitled, "LAG3 (CD223) as a cancer immunotherapy target," can be found... View »

Shlomchik Lab paper selected as cover article for February 2017 JCI Insight

A paper published by the laboratory of Dr. Mark Shlomchik, UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Immunology, has been selected as the cover article for February 2017 JCI Insight. The paper, entitled... View »

Dr. Mark Shlomchik elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP)

Dr. Mark Shlomchik, UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Immunology, has been elected to the American Association of Physicians (AAP). The Association is composed of members who are leading senior... View »

Dr. Olivera Finn awarded AACR-CRI Prize in Cancer Immunology

Dr. Olivera Finn, Distinguished Professor of Immunology, has been awarded the the 2017 AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology. From the the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR... View »

Nicole Scharping from the Delgoffe Lab receives travel grant

Nicole Scharping, an Immunology graduate program student in the laboratory of Dr. Greg Delgoffe, has received a University of Pittsburgh Graduate & Professional Student Government Travel Grant... View »

Drs. Sarah Gaffen, Mandy McGeachy, and Partha Biswas receive new R21 grant from NIAID

Drs. Sarah Gaffen, Mandy McGeachy, and Partha Biswas, all faculty in the Department of Medicine and Immunology, has received a new R21 grant on IL-17 signaling in autoimmunity from the NIAID. The... View »

Dr. Lisa Butterfield name to FDA Advisory Committee

Dr. Lisa Butterfield, Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Immunology, has been named as a new Member of the FDA Cellular Tissues and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee.

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Delgoffe lab shows in Cancer Immunology Research that the type II diabetes drug metformin improves immunotherapy

The laboratory of Greg M. Delgoffe, Assistant Professor of Immunology, has published an article in Cancer Immunology Research demonstrating a role for the type II diabetes drug metformin... View »

Gaffen Lab and Kolls Lab publish companion papers in Cell Host & Microbe

The laboratories of Dr. Sarah Gaffen, Professor of Medicine and Immunology, and Dr. Jay Kolls, Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, have published companion papers in Cell Host & Microbe on... View »

Dr. Sarah Gaffen co-authors "Update on Status of Women in Immunology"

The AAI Committee on the Status of Women (CSOW) has published an "Update on Gender Equity in Immunology, 2001-2016". Dr. Sarah Gaffen, Professor of Medicine and Immunology, is a co-author.

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Biswas lab publishes in Plos Pathogens

The laboratory of Dr. Partha Biswas, Assistant Professor of Dept. of Medicine and Immunology, has published in Plos Pathogens on the role of IL-17 and Kallikrein-Kinin system in renal... View »

Poholek Lab publishes in Science Immunology

The laboratory of Dr. Amanda Poholek, Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, has published in Science Immunology on the surprising role of IL-10 in regulating Blimp-1 in Th2... View »

Shlomchik lab publishes in Immunity on unexpected role of DCs in regulating autoimmune plasma blast responses

The laboratory of Mark Shlomchik, MD, PhD, Professor and UPMC Endowed Chair of Immunology, has published in Immunity on unexpected role of DCs in regulating autoimmune plasma blast responses.... View »

2016 Department of Immunology Retreat Photo

Attached is a picture of those in attendence at the 2016 Department of Immunology retreat on 28-29 September 2016.

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2016 Department of Immunology Retreat Poster Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Dept. of Immunology Retreat Poster Awards

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            1st Place – Ethan Bassin, Little lab

            2nd Place –... View »