Calvin B. Williams, MD, PhD
D.B. and Marjorie Reinhart Chair in Rheumatology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; associate professor, Pediatrics (Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), section chief, Pediatric Rheumatology, Medical College of Wisconsin.
Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies
Autoimmunity, regulatory T-cell biology, T-cell development.
Summer fellowship, California Foundation for Biochemical Research, 1982; Earl C. Anthony Dissertation Fellowship, 1989; MRES Medical Scientist Student Scholarship, 1990; Vincent P. Carroll Jr. Memorial Research Award for Outstanding Research, 1992; Scholar of the Center for Child Health Research at Washington University, 1997; Basil O'Connor Research Award, March of Dimes, 1998; D.B. and Marjorie Reinhart Chair in Rheumatology, 2002; Elected member, Society for Pediatric Research, 2003; Outstanding Health Professional Award-Arthritis Foundation, Wisconsin Chapter, 2004.
Haribhai D, Lin W, Relland LM, Truong N,*Chatila TA and Williams CB. Regulatory T Cells Dynamically Control the Primary Immune Response to Foreign Antigen. Journal of Immunology. 2007; 178:2961-2972. *Corresponding authors
- Immune Function and Biodefense in Children, Elderly and Immunocompromised Populations. The major goals of this contract are to examine the generation of T cell memory to influenza in special populations. Role: Subcontract principal Investigator (2.4 calendar months). National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin - Research for a Healthier Tomorrow Initiative, Medical College of Wisconsin. The Role of Induced Regulatory T Cells in Dominant Immunologic Tolerance, principal investigator (1.2 calendar months).
- Regulatory T Cells Selection and Specificity. The goals of this proposal are to determine the mechanisms of Treg cell lineage specification in the thymus and to establish the contributions of Treg cells to tolerance in a model of colitis. National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, principal investigator ( 2.4 calendar months).
Children's Research Institute
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