Julius Stone Lecturer
Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD, Yale School of Medicine
Title: Cell communication in tissue homeostasis
Ruslan Medzhitov obtained his BA degree from Tashkent State University in 1990 and PhD degree from Moscow State University in 1993. He is currently a Sterling Professor of Immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
The current research in Medzhitov’s lab is focused on inflammation biology, allergy, tissue biology, and evolutionary medicine.
His awards include: The Emil von Behring Award, The Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists, Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award, The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine, Vilcek Prize in Life Sciences, Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences, Else Kröner Fresenius Stiftung Prize and Dickson Prize.
He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, National Academy of Medicine, USA, Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology, a member of EMBO and a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
About the Lecture:
The Julius Stone Lectureship is intended to promote the advancement of knowledge in immunology as its relates to the skin and skin disease. The Lectureship is also intended to honor Dr. Julius Stone, whose great commitment to the application of new principles of immunology to the benefit of patients with skin disorders is recognized by this award.