• Jonathan M. Irish, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology
    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Scientific Director, Cancer & Immunology Core
    Scientific Director, Mass Cytometry Center of Excellence

    Cancer, Precision Medicine, Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Cell Signaling, Chemical Biology, Single Cell Tools

  • Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Ph.D.

    MPI Associate Director
    Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Immunobiology
    Director, Vanderbilt Center for Immunobiology

    T cell metabolism in inflammation and anti-tumor immunity

  • Luc Van Kaer, Ph.D.

    Elizabeth and John Shapiro Chair
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Role of innate-type regulatory lymphocytes in health and chronic inflammatory diseases

  • David Aronoff, M.D.

    Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
    Addison B. Scoville Jr. Chair in Medicine
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor of Medicine

    Mechanisms of bacterial immune evasion in the female reproductive tract

  • Mark R. Boothby, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor of Medicine

    Understanding signal transduction and transcription regulation mechanisms that control our immunity against microbes - or lead to autoimmunity or cancer when the balance goes awry

  • James E. Cassat, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4)
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Interaction between host and pathogen during invasive bacterial infections

  • Wonder Puryear Drake, M.D.

    Professor of Medicine
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    The molecular biology and immunopathogenesis of chronic inflammatory states, particularly sarcoidosis

  • Spyros A. Kalams, M.D.

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Cellular immune responses directed against viral and bacterial pathogens; therapeutic immunization, HIV vaccines

  • Simon A. Mallal, M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.A.

    Director, Vanderbilt Center for Translational and Clinical Immunology
    Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease
    Major E.B. Stahlman Chair in Infectious Diseases and Inflammation
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

    Immunometabolism & Metabolic Diseases, Tumor Biology & Tumor Immunology

  • Daniel J. Moore, Ph.D., M.D.

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Immune regulation in autoimmunity and transplantation

  • Dawn C. Newcomb, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Role of sex hormones in inflammation in asthma

  • Carlos Henrique Serezani, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Understanding host defense in pre-existing inflammatory conditions 

  • Edward R. Sherwood, Ph.D., M.D.

    Corneilius Vanderbilt Chair in Anesthesiology
    Professor of Anesthesiology
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Mechanisms of sepsis-induced systemic inflammation and organ injury with emphasis on the roles of natural killer (NK) and T lymphocytes

  • James W. Thomas II, M.D.

    Professor of Medicine
    Division of Rheumatology & Immunology
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Mechanisms that regulate immune tolerance and why they fail in autoimmune disorders such at type 1 diabetes