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Dr. Dennis D. Taub received his Ph.D. from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1991. He subsequently entered the laboratory of Dr. Joost J. Oppenheim as a staff fellow at the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Maryland. From 1994-1997, he headed the vaccine monitoring laboratory within the Clinical Services Program at the National Cancer Institute. In early 1997, he moved to the National Institute on Aging and started the Laboratory of Immunology as its Chief as well as the Senior Investigator and Chief of Clinical Immunology Section. Dr. Taub also served as the Director of Clinical Core Laboratory and the NIA Bio-Repository, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health from 1998-2010. In 2013, Dr. Taub moved to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington DC, Department of Veterans Affairs as the Director of Hematology and Immunology Research, Hematology Section.
Dr. Taub has wide interests in many areas of biology and medicine, both basic and clinical. His current researches focus on chemokine biology, age-associated changes in immune function, the role of cholesterol and lipid rafts in T lymphocyte signaling and trafficking, novel connections between the immune and endocrine systems, the molecular and biological mechanisms of age-associated thymic involution and the role of homocysteine in immunoregulation. He has published over 230 articles as an author or co-author in peer-reviewed journals, reviews and book chapters. Dr. Taub has rich experience in journal editorial services, including past experience as an Associate Editor for Journal of Clinical Investigation (2000-2002), Journal of Immunology (1995-2001), and Blood (2000-2005). He currently sits on the editorial board of numerous journals including Ageing Research Reviews, Brain, Behavior and Immunity, Cellular Immunology, Current Immunology Reviews, Journal of Gerontology (Medical Sciences), Journal of Immune Based Therapies and Vaccines, Journal of Neuroinflammation, Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, and several others. Dr. Taub is also the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Inflammation. He also serves as a member of Faculty 1000, and serves on many Committees/Advisory Boards within NIH or external. Dr. Taub has been the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Medical Sciences since 2006.
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