Ruslan M Medzhitov, PhD

David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Immunology

Diabetes Research Center

Immunobiology: HTI

Immunology and Immunotherapy

Molecular Virology

Office of Student Research

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology


Medzhitov was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and earned a B.S. at Tashkent State University before going on to pursue a Ph.D. in biochemistry at Moscow University in 1990. He performed his postdoctoral studies with the late Charles A. Janeway Jr. at Yale University Medical School.

Education & Training

PhD Moscow State University (1993)

Honors & Recognition

  • 2010 Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Science.Brandeis University (2010)

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Contact Info

Ruslan M Medzhitov, PhD
Office Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S 669 C

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Department of ImmunobiologyPO Box 208011
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT