General Immune System Function

In lupus, the immune system goes awry. The LRI funds research that explores the mechanisms at play in jump-starting and fueling this faulty autoimmune response.

Ralph C. Budd, MD
The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
Class of 2014

Roberto Caricchio, MD
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Class of 2004

Hongbo Chi, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Class of 2009

Mary K. Crow, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 
2004 Biomarkers
Class of 2001

Betty Diamond, MD
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, North Shore-LIJ Health System
Class of 2014

Shiaoching Gong, Ph.D
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Class of 2014

Eric Greidinger, MD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and VAMC, Miami, FL
Class of 2006

Veronika Groh-Spies, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Class of 2008

Yousang Gwack, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Class of 2012

Hans Haecker, M.D., Ph.D
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Class of 2014

Hui-Chen Hsu, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Class of 2009

Daniel H. Kaplan, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
Class of 2005

Greg E. Lemke, PhD
The Salk Institute for Biologic Studies, La Jolla, CA
Class of 2005

Theresa T. Lu, MD, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Class of 2005
Class of 2011

Averil Ma, MD
The University of California, San Francisco, CA
Class of 2013

Amy S. Major, PhD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Class of 2014

Luminita Pricop, MD
Previously at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Currently at Roche (pharmaceutical industry)
Class of 2003/2004

Chander Raman, PhD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Class of 2003/2004

Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Class of 2009

Westley Reeves, MD
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Class of 2008

Carla Rothlin, PhD
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Class of 2011

Jane Salmon, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Class of 2009

Reshma Taneja, PhD
Previously at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Class of 2002

Yisong Wan, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
Class of 2011

Jin Wang, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 2014

Martin Weigert, PhD
University of Chicago, IL
Class of 2005

Victoria P. Werth, MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Class of 2001

Jianming Wu, PhD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Class of 2002