Kamal D Moudgil
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Maryland, USA
Dr. Moudgil is a professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore,MD,USA. His research interests are focused on antigen processing and presentation, self-tolerance and its impact on shaping of the self-directed T cell repertoire, and the pathogenesis and regulation of autoimmunity. Through studies based on experimental models of human rheumatoid arthritis, his group has made significant contributions to the understanding of the pathogenesis of autoimmunity and its regulation. He has published over 100 scientific articles in journals, written over 30 book chapters and proceedings articles, and co-edited a Textbook. He is the Section Head for the Immunology Course for the medical students at his institution, and also is actively engaged in the teaching of graduate students. Further, he has trained more than 40 researchers at different professional levels in his laboratory. He has served on several NIH Study Sections as well as on the editorial boards of scientific journals, and has contributed as a reviewer for over 35 scientific journals.
His research interests are focused on Antigen processing and presentation, Self-tolerance and its impact on shaping of the self-directed T cell repertoire, and the pathogenesis and regulation of Autoimmunity.