Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD

Sterling Professor of Immunobiology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Departments & Organizations

Immunobiology: Human and Translational Immunology Program

Diabetes Research Center

Liver Center

Molecular Virology: Virology Laboratories

Rheumatic Diseases Research Core

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Immunology

Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age)

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

Office of Cooperative Research


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)

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Contact Info

Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD
Mailing Address
ImmunobiologyPO Box 208011
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT