Aimin Jiang, PhD
Dr. Aimin Jiang joined the faculty of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in 2008 as an Assistant Member in the Department of Immunology. Dr. Jiang came to RPCI from Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, where he served in the Department of Immunology.Dr. Jiang earned his doctoral degree in the Department of Microbiology (2002) from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.Dr. Jiang’s research interests include intracellular and intercellular signaling in dendritic cell function which regulates the body’s immune response to pathogens. Dr. Jiang and colleagues had recently uncovered a novel mechanism which matures dendritic cells but renders them unable to mount immune responses to foreign pathogens. His current research is focused on understanding the role of regulation of dendritic cells in immunity and tolerance in autoimmune diseases and cancer with the goal of developing new therapeutic treatments.Dr. Jiang has authored or co-authored more than 20 journal abstracts, papers and book chapters.