Ruslan M Medzhitov PhD

David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Cancer Immunology

Immunobiology: HTI

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center

Immunology and Immunotherapy

Molecular Virology

Research Interests

Inflammation; Allergy; Immunology; Innate Immunity; Pathophysiology more...


  • Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1993

Selected Publications

  • Kagan, J.C. and Medzhitov, R. (2006). Phosphoinositide-mediated adaptor recruitment controls Toll-like receptor signaling. Cell 125(5):943-55.
  • Blander, J.M. and Medzhitov, R. (2006). Toll-dependent selection of microbial antigens for presentation by dendritic cell. Nature 440(7085):808-12.



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