Ruslan Medzhitov

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Prof Immunobiology; Investigator Howard Hughes Med Inst
300 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06519-1612

Research in this laboratory includes basic biology and inflammation and physiological functions of inflammatory response; inflammation and metabolism; host-microbe interactions in infections; modes of communication between micro-organisms and their hosts; role of avoidance, resistance and tolerance in host defense; biology of allergens and allergic responses; allergen sensing; dysregulation of immune responses leading to autoimmune and allergic diseases; role of epigenetic regulation in developmental plasticity; cellular heterogeneity and cell fate; agent-based modeling.