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Gary Schoolnik

Gary Schoolnik

The Immunity, Transplantation and Infection Institute has named Gary Schoolnik, MD, associate director for infectious diseases and Garry Fathman, MD, associate director for autoimmunity. Schoolnik is professor and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine and of microbiology and immunology. Schoolnik is currently partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in its campaign against tuberculosis.

Garry Fathman

Garry Fathman

Fathman is professor and chief of the Division of Immunology and Rheumatology. He also serves as director of the Center for Clinical Immunology at Stanford and the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies. Fathman's research is focused on the mechanisms of T-cell anergy and the pathophysiology and immunotherapy of preclinical animal models of autoimmune disease.

 

Ronald Witteles, MD, has been named assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine, as of Aug. 1. He studies the physiology and mechanisms underyling heart failure and conducts clinical trials of heart failure therapies.

Robert Dodd

Robert Dodd

Robert Dodd, MD, PhD, has been named assistant professor of neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of radiology, as of Aug. 1. His research is on cerebral blood vessel reactivity and stroke. He's involved in clinical trials using endovascular coils that have a fiber coating that help heal neck aneurysms and prevent an aneurysm from reforming. He uses minimally invasive endoscopic techniques to treat brain tumors.

Raphael Guzman, MD, has been named assistant professor of neurosurgery, as of Aug. 1. He does research on cerebrovascular diseases and experimental stem cell therapy for stroke.

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