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Vinay S. Mahajan, M.D., Ph.D.

, Harvard Medical School
Associate Pathologist

Academic Activities:
Molecular Diagnostics, Microbiology, Immunology
75 Francis Street
AL3-117 Amory Building
Boston,MA 02115
Education and Training:

Medical School - : All India Institute of Medical Sciences M.B.B.S.
Graduate School - : Massachusetts Institute of Technology PhD

Clinical Specialties: Research Interests:
  • Immunology
  • Infectious disease
  1. Sialic acids and autoimmune disease. Mahajan VS, Pillai S. Immunol Rev. 2016 Jan;269(1):145-61.
  2. IgG4-related disease. Mahajan VS, Mattoo H, Deshpande V, Pillai SS, Stone JH. Annu Rev Pathol. 2014;9:315-47.
  3. Striking Immune Phenotypes in Gene-Targeted Mice Are Driven by a Copy-Number Variant Originating from a Commercially Available C57BL/6 Strain. Mahajan VS, Demissie E, Mattoo H, Viswanadham V, Varki A, Morris R, Pillai S. Cell Rep. 2016 May 31;15(9):1901-9.
  4. Clonal expansion of CD4(+) cytotoxic T lymphocytes in patients with IgG4-related disease. Mattoo H, Mahajan VS, Maehara T, Deshpande V, Della-Torre E, Wallace ZS, Kulikova M, Drijvers JM, Daccache J, Carruthers MN, Castelino FV, Stone JR, Stone JH, Pillai S. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Sep;138(3):825-838.
  5. De novo oligoclonal expansions of circulating plasmablasts in active and relapsing IgG4-related disease. Mattoo H, Mahajan VS, Della-Torre E, Sekigami Y, Carruthers M, Wallace ZS, Deshpande V, Stone JH, Pillai S. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Sep;134(3):679-87.
  6. Ge Q, Holler PD, Mahajan VS, Nguyen T, Eisen HN, Chen J. Development of CD4+ T cells expressing a nominally MHC class I-restricted T cell receptor by two different mechanisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006
  7. MJ Palmer, VS Mahajan, LC Trajman, DJ Irvine, DA Lauffenburger, J Chen. Interleukin-7 receptor signaling network: an integrated systems perspective. Cell Mol Immunol 5 (2), 79-89, 2008
  8. CH Shen, O Talay, VS Mahajan, IB Leskov, HN Eisen, J Chen. Antigen-bearing dendritic cells regulate the diverse pattern of memory CD8 T-cell development in different tissues. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (52), 22587. 2010
  9. MJ Palmer, VS Mahajan, J Chen, DJ Irvine, DA Lauffenburger. Signaling thresholds govern heterogeneity in IL-7-receptor-mediated responses of naïve CD8+ T cells. Immunology and Cell Biology 89 (5), 581-594. 2011
  10. VS Mahajan, P Jarolim. How to Interpret Elevated Cardiac Troponin Levels Circulation 124 (21), 2350-2354. 2011
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<Monday, March 19, 2018>
8:00 AM

Cotran Conference Center
8:00 AM

Autopsy suite
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