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  • Dr. Jun Wang, Ph.D


Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Pediatrics, Dalhousie University


Canadian Canter for Vaccinology
IWK Health Centre
Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Pediatrics
Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Research Interests:

IL-17, IL-17R, cancer and infection, adaptive immunity, immune regulation

Targeting on the IL-17/IL-17R axis

The immune system plays a vital role in disease control; however, inappropriate immune responses also contribute to the development and progression of many diseases. My research aims to (1) understand the role of the IL-17/IL-17R axis in regulating host resistance against infections caused by Chlamydia species; (2) dissect the contribution of the IL-17/IL-17R signaling in tumorigenesis; and (3) develop novel prophylactic and/or therapeutic vaccines or treatments against infection and cancer.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Wang is a BHCRI Associate Member who has served as a member of a BHCRI Scientific Review Committee.


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