Faculty at Asilomar 2017

Immunology faculty members are leaders in their respective areas of research, and often incorporate bench to bedside approaches. 

Program faculty have strong records as researchers, including publications and successful research. Our faculty have diverse backgrounds and have a record of research training who have mentored and helped develop successful, former trainees who have established productive careers. Faculty serve on committees, teach major courses, directly mentor students, and provide core support essential to the functioning of the Immunology Program. The program is proud to have 91 Faculty members in total,  11 National Academy of the Sciences members, and 1 Nobel Laureate.

Faculty teach in departments including:

Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine ● Biochemistry ● Bioengineering ● Biology ● Biomedical Data Science ● Biomedical Informatics ● Biostatistics ● Blood and Marrow Transplantation ● Cardiovascular Medicine ● Chemistry ● Developmental Biology ● Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism ● Gastroenterology and Hepatology ● Genetics ● Health Research and Policy ● Hematology ● Immunology and Allergy ● Immunology and Rheumatology ● Infectious Diseases ● Microbiology and Immunology ● Molecular and Cellular Physiology ● Nephrology ● Neurology and Neurological Sciences ● Neurosurgery ● Oncology Otolaryngology ● Pathology ● Pediatrics ● Pediatrics - Stem Cell Transplantation ● Pediatrics - Translational & Regenerative Medicine ● Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences ● Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine ● Radiology ● Structural Biology ● Surgery - Multi-Organ Transplantation

Faculty (A-K)


Nima Aghaeepour, PhD
Assistant Professor (Research) of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult MSD) and, by courtesy, of Biomedical Data Science and of Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology)
Professor of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Associate Professor (Research) of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)
Assistant Professor (Research) of Pathology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Director, ChEM-H, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor, by courtesy, of Radiology and of Chemical and Systems Biology
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology
Burt and Marion Avery Professor of Immunology
Associate Professor of Pathology
Klaus Bensch Professor in Pathology
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Biochemistry
Lindhard Family Professor in Pediatric Cancer Biology and Professor of Pathology
Shriram Chair of Bioengineering, Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Chemical Engineering
Department of Pathology Professor in Experimental Pathology and Professor of Developmental Biology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)
Director, Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection and the Burt and Marion Avery Family Professor
Professor of Biochemistry and of Genetics
Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology), Emeritus
Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Pathology
George D. Smith Professor in Molecular and Genetic Medicine and Professor of Pathology and of Genetics
The Mary Hewitt Loveless, M.D. Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology
Younger Family Professor and Professor of Structural Biology
Assistant Professor (Research) of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics) and, by courtesy, of Biomedical Data Science
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Associate Professor of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Applied Physics
Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
Associate Professor of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center
Department of Genetics Professor
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Professor of Structural Biology
The Dr. Nancy Chang Professor, Emerita
Associate Professor (Research) of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics - Research Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection) and of Biomedical Data Science
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Dermatology at the Stanford University Medical Center
Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor of Biochemistry
Violetta L. Horton Research Professor and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor (Research) of Surgery (Abdominal Transplantation)

Faculty (L-Z)


Robert K. and Helen K. Summy Professor in the School of Medicine
Professor (Research) of Medicine (Oncology)
Professor of Pediatrics (Immunology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Klaus Bensch Professor in Pathology
Klaus Bensch Professor in Pathology
Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor and Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine
Professor (Research) of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Medicine (Hematology)
Associate Professor (Research) of Radiology (Cancer Early Detection-Canary Center)
Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Professor (Research) of Surgery (Transplantation)
Professor of Pediatrics (Human Gene Therapy) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation) and of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Professor of Pathology (Research)
Craig Reynolds Professor of Sleep Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Associate Professor of Pathology, and of Genetics
Naddisy Foundation Professor of Pediatric Food Allergy, Immunology and Asthma, Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at LPCH
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (Rhinology) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation)
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Stanford University Professor in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Rachford and Carlota Harris Professor
Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Structural Biology and of Microbiology and Immunology
Violetta L. Horton Professor and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Lee Otterson Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor of Bioengineering, of Applied Physics and, by courtesy, of Physics
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
George D. Smith Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine and Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation)
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation) and of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)
Stanford W. Ascherman, MD, FACS, Professor in Genetics
George A. Zimmermann Professor and Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor, by courtesy, of Dermatology
Professor of Biomedical Data Science and of Statistics
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology
Director, Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research, Professor of Developmental Biology and, by courtesy, of Biology
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Simon H. Stertzer, MD, Professor and Professor of Radiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)