Ramsey Lecture: James E. Crowe, Jr., MD

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00 pm
2226 Vet Med

Genetic and Structural Basis for Human Antibody Response to Viruses

Dr. Crowe is the director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center and the Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology. He is a board-certified pediatric infectious diseases physician and viral immunology researcher. His laboratory studies the human immune response to infection or vaccination for a wide variety of major human pathogens, including influenza, chikungunya virus, Ebola virus, Zika virus and others. 

He is an elected member of the US National Academy of Medicine. He has authored over 350 publications to date, is a named inventor on approximately 50 patents for vaccines and antibodies, and is an elected member of the US National Academy of Inventors. A number of vaccine candidates and human monoclonal antibodies developed in the course of his research have been tested in humans.