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Assistant Professor, R.K. Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Graduate School: 2009 PhD, Immunology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Post-doctoral Fellow: 2015 Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Regulation of commensal-specific T cells during gastrointestinal inflammation
View Dr. Hand's full list of publications from PubMed.
View the Hand Lab website.
A scientist specializing in gastrointestinal immunology, Dr. Hand focuses on the development and regulation of immune responses against microbiota, how gastrointestinal infection may “unleash” responses against commensal bacteria, and how the immune system is controlled to prevent overt pathology. His research has many applications and may provide insight into a variety of diseases affecting children, including Crohn’s disease, environmental enteropathy, and food allergies.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Rangos Research Center, 8th Floor
One Children's Hospital Drive
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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