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    An inspiring hub of biomedical discovery

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    An excellent environment for the training of the next generation of researchers.

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    THE FRONTIER OF IMMUNOLOGICAL AND MICROBIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

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    INNOVATING IDEAS

The department is the home for basic research in immunology and microbiology. Our mission is to advance the insights into the biology of microbes and the defense against microbial infections in order to develop future therapies for infectious, autoimmune, and malignant diseases.

News

Researchers See Benefit to Immune System Following Infection
Researchers See Benefit to Immune System Following Infection

New research uncovered a way by which infections boost the production and function of naïve T cells, the body’s first line of defense against disease.


Researchers to Study Long COVID as Part of NIH Collaborative
Researchers to Study Long COVID as Part of NIH Collaborative

The NIH RECOVER Initiative aims to identify risks contributing to post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and approaches for treatment and prevention.


Nikolich-Žugich Named Gerontologist of the Year
Nikolich-Žugich Named Gerontologist of the Year

The Arizona Geriatrics Society honored Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD, as the 2021 Gerontologist of the Year at its Annual Fall Symposium.