Dr. William C. Gause received his bachelor?s from the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. at Cornell University (1986). After a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Gause joined the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, MD as a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in 1989. In 2004, Dr. Gause left USUHS and joined the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University) as the Senior Associate Dean for Research, Director of the Center for Immunity and Inflammation, and University Professor of Medicine at New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Gause?s research is internationally recognized and has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1991. He has published over 100 papers in the area of infectious disease and inflammation, many in prestigious journals including Nature Medicine, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Nature Reviews Immunology, and Nature Immunology. Dr. Gause has served on numerous NIH study sections, journal editorial boards, given talks and organized and chaired symposia at major national and international scientific meetings, and received a number of awards. His research has recently focused on understanding macrophage function during the type 2 immune response and its role in controlling inflammation and mediating resistance.
Ph.D., 1986, Cornell University
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