$17M+

2021 Funding

 

51

Active Grants

 

70+

 

79

Division Members

Message from the Chief

Joel Ernst, MD
Joel Ernst, M.D.
Chief, Experimental Medicine

While vaccines can prevent many infectious diseases, the three infectious diseases that cause the largest number of deaths (TB, HIV, and malaria) lack effective vaccines. Our mission is to contribute to elimination of these and other global infectious diseases by understanding their mechanisms and by harnessing the power of the immune system to defeat them and the human suffering they cause.

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