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Prof Troy TORGERSON

Prof Troy TORGERSON

BIOGRAPHY

Prof Troy TORGERSON

Director, Experimental Immunology
Allen Institute for Immunology

 


 

Dr. Torgerson received his MD and PhD in Immunology from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine then completed a Pediatrics Residency and fellowship training in Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology at the University of Washington. He joined the faculty at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital where his research focused on the molecular characterization and treatment of patients with genetic diseases that cause autoimmunity. He is now the Director of Experimental Immunology at the Allen Institute for Immunology in Seattle, where he is using systems immunology approaches to understand basic mechanisms of immune dysregulation in humans. He is an Affiliate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and former President of the Clinical Immunology Society.