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Associate Editors

Shizuo Akira

Japan

Area of Expertise

- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling

Keywords

- innate immunity
- toll-like receptors
- macrophage
- type 1 interferon
- TLR signalling

Anne Cooke

UK

Area of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- autoimmunity
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- regulation of immune responses
- translational immunology

Keywords

- immune tolerance
- autoimmunity
- immune regulation
- infection
- type 1 diabetes
- regulatory T cells
- Th17
- plasticity

Jason Cyster

USA

Areas of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses

Raif S. Geha

USA

Area of Expertise

- allergy
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- clinical immunology (primary immunodeficiencies)

Keywords

- B cell biology
- immune deficiency
- atopic dermatitis
- IgE regulation
- actin cytoskeleton in lymphocytes

Ronald N. Germain

USA

Area of Expertise

- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- systems Immunology

Toshiyuki Hamaoka

Japan

Area of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords

- tumour immunity
- tumour antigen
- immunotherapy
- autoimmunity
- inflammation
- lymphocyte migration

Stephen M. Hedrick

USA

Areas of Expertise

- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- phylogeny of the immune system
- regulation of immune responses

Toshio Hirano

Japan

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- cytokines and chemokines
- lymphocyte signalling

Keywords

- cytokine
- autoimmune diseases
- interleukin 6
- signal transduction

Thomas Huenig

Germany

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte signalling
- infection immunity
- regulation of immune responses
- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses
- translational immunology


Keywords

- CD28
- costimulation
- T cell
- immune regulation
- regulatory T cells
- T cell development

Hajime Karasuyama

Japan

Area of Expertise

- allergy


Keywords

- basophil
- allergy
- IgE
- primary immunodeficiency
- hyper-IgE syndrome

Anne Kelso

Australia

Areas of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- infection immunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- T lymphocytes
- CTL
- cytokines; perforin
- granzymes
- influenza
- vaccines

Hitoshi Kikutani

Japan

Area of Expertise

- lymphocyte signalling

Paul W. Kincade

USA

Area of Expertise

- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development

Keywords

- stem cells
- pre-B cells
- lymphopoiesis
- development
- progenitor

Shigeo Koyasu

Japan

Area of Expertise

- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling
- mucosal immunity

Keywords

- innate immunity
- dendritic cells
- signal transduction
- phosphoinositides
- infectious immunity
- mast cells

Vijay Kuchroo

USA

Areas of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses

Atsushi Kumanogoh

Japan

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keyword

- multiple sclerosis
- co-stimulatory molecules
- trafficking
- semaphorin
- cellular interactions
- neuroimmunology

Tomohiro Kurosaki

Japan

Area of Expertise

- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- B lymphocyte
- plasma cell
- antibody
- differentiation
- signalling
- immunological memory

Warren J.Leonard

USA

Area of Expertise

- cytokines
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- cytokines
- cytokine receptors
- molecular immunology
- STAT proteins; signalling
- T cells

Ruslan Medzhitov

USA

Area of Expertise

- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- phylogeny of the immune system

Keywords

- inflammation
- innate immunity
- host defence
- TLRs, macrophages
- infection

Masayuki Miyasaka

Japan

Area of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- development of lymphoid organs
- mucosal immunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- homing
- HEV

Lorenzo Moretta

Italy

Area of Expertise

- innate immunity and inflammation
- transplantation (stem cells)
- tumour immunity (in humans)

Keywords

- innate immunity
- human NK cells
- human dendritic cells
- human mesenchymal stem cells
- human hematopoietic stem cells (HSC)
- HSC-transplantation

Kenneth M. Murphy

USA

Area of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- T cell development
- dendritic cells
- transcription factors
- T helper cell development
- Th1
- Th2
- Th17
- cross presentation; macrophage development

Shigekazu Nagata

Japan

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- apoptosis
- autoimmunity
- macrophage
- cytokine

Pamela S. Ohashi

Canada

Area of Expertise

- lymphocyte signalling
- autoimmunity
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords

- T cells
- tolerance
- tumour immunity
- autoimmunity
- CTL

Ko Okumura

Japan

Area of Expertise

- allergy
- autoimmunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords

- lymphocyte functioning molecules
- killing mechanisms
- Ts
- transplantation tolerance
- anti-cancer response
- atopic disease

Christopher J. Paige

Canada

Area of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Takashi Saito

Japan

Area of Expertise

- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- T cell activation
- signal transduction
- antigen recognition
- immunological synapse
- T cell receptor
- co-stimulation
- T cell differentiation

Shimon Sakaguchi

Japan

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords

- immunological tolerance
- immune regulation
- regulatory T cells
- autoimmune disease
- rheumatoid arthritis
- tumour immunity

Takehiko Sasazuki

Japan

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses
- transplantation

Keywords

- HLA
- human immune response
- autoimmune disease
- human GvH
- transplantation

Alfred Singer

USA

Area of Expertise

- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling

Keywords

- T cell development
- thymus
- TCR recognition
- MHC restriction
- lineage decisions

Josef Smolen

Austria

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity

Keywords

- autoimmunity
- rheumatoid arthritis
- systemic lupus erythematosus
- biological therapy
- cytokines

Warren Strober

USA

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- cytokines and chemokines
- innate immunity and inflammation
- mucosal immunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords

- mucosal immunology
- inflammatory bowel disease
- regulatory T cells
- inflammatory cytokines
- pluripotential stem cells
- animal models of inflammation

Toshiyuki Takai

Japan

Area of Expertise

- regulation of immune responses
- autoimmunity

Keywords

- Fc receptors
- inhibitory receptors
- B cell signalling
- immune regulation
- autoimmunity
- allergic responses

Kiyoshi Takatsu

Japan

Area of Expertise

- allergy
- cytokines and chemokines
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling

Keywords

- cytokine, particularly IL-5
- B cells and IgA
- eosinophil
- Mycobacterium tuberculosis
- vaccine
- innate inflammation

Kiyosji Takeda

Japan

Area of Expertise

- cytokines and chemokines
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling
- mucosal immunity

Keywords

- innate immunity
- mucosal immunity
- inflammation
- cytokines

David Tarlinton

Australia

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- development of lymphoid organs
- infection immunity
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Thomas F. Tedder

USA

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte signalling
- clinical immunology (related to B cells)
- cytokines and chemokines (related to lymphocyte migration and B cell function)
- development of lymphoid organs (related to B cell function)
- lymphocyte and repertoire development (related to B cells)
- regulation of immune responses (related to B cells)
- translational immunology (related to B cells)
- transplantation (related to B cells)


Keywords

- B cell
- signal transduction
- cell surface molecules
- regulatory B cell
- autoimmunity
- oncology

Cox Terhorst

USA

Area of Expertise

- lymphocyte signalling
- autoimmunity
- clinical immunology
- innate immunity and inflammation
- mucosal immunity

Eric Vivier

France

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation
- translational immunology


Keywords

- NK cells
- innate immunity
- cytotoxicity
- tumour immunology
- autoimmunity
- viral infection

Takeshi Watanabe

Japan

Area of Expertise

- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- translational immunology

Keywords

- lmphoid tissue organization and development
- B cells
- signalling
- autoimmune diseases
- allergy

Kazuhiko Yamamoto

Japan

Area of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses
- clinical immunology

Keywords

- autoimmunity
- regulatory T cells
- T cells
- T cell receptor
- tolerance
- genetics

Wayne M. Yokoyama

USA

Area of Expertise

- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- clinical immunology
- translational immunology


Keywords

- NK cells
- innate immune responses to murine CMV and poxviruses