Doctors receive grant for immune system research

Thaddeus Stappenbeck, PhD, MD, professor of pathology and immunology and of developmental biology, and Matthew Ciorba, MD, assistant professor of medicine, both at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have received a one-year, $152,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Oregon Health & Science University for research titled “Influence of Gene-environment Interactions on Innate Immune Function.”