Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

Geetha Chalasani, MD
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Understanding how memory T cells are generated in transplantation

Fadi Lakkis, MD
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Innate and adaptive immune response to transplanted organs and the mechanisms of transplantation tolerance

David Rothstein, MD
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Immunoregulation: Focusing on regulatory and inflammatory B cells in transplant and autoimmune models, and their use as biomarkers in transplantation; as well as pathways by which regulatory T cells can be enhanced relative to Teffector cells

Angus Thomson, PhD, DS.c.
Research Areas Research Summary

Regulation of the immune response; role of dendritic cells and T cells in tolerance induction; mechanism of action of novel immune suppressants