Dr. Andrew Makrigiannis

Research Interests

Dr. Makrigiannis’ research focus is the innate immune system, and in particular Natural Killer (NK) cell recognition of virally-infected or cancerous cells via the polymorphic Ly49 family of class I MHC receptors and the related NKR-P1 receptor family, in order to understand the contribution of NK cell receptors to diseases for translation into clinical therapies.