Project: Models for Colitis and the Microbiome
University Association: UTMB
Collaborator Name: Sara M. Dann, Ph.D.
Dr. Dann's research focuses on understanding the interaction of enteric pathogens with the host mucosal immune system. Her goals are aimed at defining the role of common parasites, such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium, in intestinal inflammation and the involvement of innate immunity in this process.