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Professor Giovanna Lombardi

Professor Giovanna Lombardi

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Professor of Human Transplant Immunology

Biography

Giovanna Lombardi is Professor of Human Transplant Immunology in the School of Immunology and Microbial Sciences. Her research has focused on the mechanisms of transplant rejection and tolerance as well as on the phenotype and function of regulatory CD4+CD25+ T cells (Tregs) in health and disease, both in the murine system and in man. Under her leadership, Tregs have been applied in the clinic for the treatment of transplant patients.