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david hafler

David Hafler, MD

Faculty Member

Center for Neurodevelopment and Plasticity

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Immunology and the central nervous system

We recently discovered that T cells migrating through the brain acquire the ability to secrete IFN gamma induced by the gut microbiome. We hypothesize that these T cells may modulate synaptic pruning by driving microglia function.




I am a immunologist with an interest in CNS inflammation. As a Neurologist, I am chairman of the Department of Neurology. My greatest joy on earth now is spending time with my two granddaughters!