Immunology

ImmunologyThe Immunology program examines basic functions and evolutionary origins of the immune response and attempts to understand and control the immune response during autoimmunity (insulin dependent diabetes, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis, emphysema and autoimmune uveitis), allergy,viral and microbial infections, and as it relates to the onset of cancer (as in inflammatory bowel disease).

Select a faculty member below to learn more about their research in this area:

Professor, Chancellors Club Teaching Professor
(785) 864-4007
7035 Haworth

T cell activation, cell signaling, adhesion molecules.

Dr. Kristi Neufeld
Professor, Research Coordinator
(785) 864-5079
7049 Haworth

Role of APC tumor suppressor protein in normal colon and in cancer.

Dr. Dean Stetler
Associate Professor
(785) 864-3549
3043 Haworth

Autoimmunity; Development of therapeutic reagents for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Dr. Lisa Timmons
Associate Professor
(785) 864-7363
5041 Haworth

ABC transporters and RNAi: anti-foreign genome responses and stem cell regulation.


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