Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) - Boston, MA

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General Overview

Cutting edge projects focusing on the innate immune mechanisms leading to adaptive immunity. These projects include novel pathways that regulate macrophages, and T cells, macrophage biology linked to autoimmune disease, determining the unique and shared role of the principle macrophage developmental molecules in immune mediated inflammation, and the power of the programmed death pathway in regulating tissue injury. Furthermore, studies focus on tissue regenerative pathways mediated by resident cells and macrophages, and inflammation that fails to resolve and leads to disease. Unique transgenic strains and knockout mice with reporter genes have been constructed on autoimmune susceptible strains for these projects. These projects dissect the basic mechanisms of autoimmune disease (kidney, skin, heart) and have human translational components.

Immunology, and/or Molecular biology and Cell Biology
Knowledge of histopathology desirable
Mouse systems
Computer literacy is necessary

Responsible, hard-working individual who is able to multi-task and to work independently

MD, or PhD required, position for two years or longer within the Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Please send three references.

Interested candidates contact: Dr. Vicki Rubin Kelley, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, 4 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115; FAX 617-525-5830; e-mail:

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an EEO, AA and VEVRAA employer.

EEO Statement:

An EEO, AA, VEVRAA Employer

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For over 150 years, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has been the birthplace of legendary medicine. A merger of three of Harvard’s...