Fred Stuart Kantor MD

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine (Immunology)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchInternal Medicine: Allergy & Clinical Immunology

Research Interests

Host parasite relationship in Lyme Borreliosis; immune relationship between Borrelia burgdorferi and the host in chronic infection

Clinical Interests

Vasculitis; immunodeficiency; allergic rhinitis and asthma; systemic anaphylaxis


  • M.D., New York University , 1956

Selected Publication

  • Pedra JH, Narasimhan S, Deponte K, Marcantonio N, Kantor FS, Fikrig E. Disruption of the salivary protein 14 in Ixodes scapularis nymphs and impact on pathogen acquisition. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Oct;75(4):677-82.