Richard Bucala MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pathology

Biographical Info

International Activity

  • South Africa (2010)
    Genetic studies of human host susceptibility to tuberculosis
  • Genetic Susceptibility to Leishmania
    Colombia (2008)
    The Bucala group is investigating the genetic susceptibility to the parasitic infection Leishmania in collaboration with researchers in Cali, Colombia.
  • Cali, Colombia (2005)
    Genetic studies of human host susceptibility to Leishmaniasis
  • Genetic epidemiology studies
    Zambia; Kenya (2003)
    Role of innate immunity in malaria infection

Education & Training

Yale University (1979)
Yale University (1979)
Rockefeller University (1985)
Cornell College (1986)
Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Internal Medicine (1986 - 1988)
Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology (1988 - 1991)
Visiting Fellow
Institut Pasteur, Paris
Board Certification
Rheumatology, Board Certified  (2004)

Honors & Recognition

  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • American Association of Physicians

Professional Service

  • Journal of Immunology (7/1/2010)
  • Arthritis & Rheumatism (7/1/2010)
  • Advisor, NIH (6/1/2006)

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