Full Name
Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD
Job Title
Professor of immunobiology
Yale University
Speaker Bio
Ruslan Medzhitov is a Sterling Professor at Yale University School of Medicine and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

His studies identified innate immune sensing pathways and established the principle of innate control of adaptive immunity. His current research is focused on inflammation biology, allergy, and evolutionary medicine.

His awards include The Emil von Behring Award, Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award, The Shaw Prize, Vilcek Prize, Lurie Prize, Else Kröner Fresenius Stiftung Prize, and Dickson Prize.

He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medicine, and American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology, and a member of EMBO.
Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD