The immune response and consequent inflammation are at the root of many diseases. The Immunology Institute investigates these processes so as to open new avenues of treatment for immune disorders.
The Institute fosters interdisciplinary, translational research in immunology, immunologic diseases, and transplantation. Mount Sinai’s impressive contributions to immunologic research and to the diagnosis and treatment of immune disorders have brought wide acclaim. Read More
Sergio Lira, MD, PhD, is Director of the Immunology Institute and the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Professor of Immunology. His research studies use genetic approaches in mice to study the function of chemokines and their receptors in leukocyte trafficking, angiogenesis, inflammation, and cancer. Read More
Learn more about the Immunology Institute faculty and their cutting edge research.