Stanford Center for Human Systems Immunology

Mark M. Davis, PhD, Director, Stanford Center for Human Systems Immunology

Harnessing the immune system to develop vaccines against the world's deadliest infectious diseases

Center for Human Systems Immunology

  • A center to support analysis of vaccine- and pathogen- specific immune responses to accelerate design of new vaccines.
  • Formed in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support Global Health research
  • Center Director: Mark M. Davis, PhD


Three main research activities:

  • Development of infrastructure platforms in the HIMC and basic research laboratories (Drs. Davis, Khatri, Pulendran, and others)
  • Global Health Discovery Collaboratory project program (formerly GH-VAP)
  • Incubator for innovative technologies, analytics and translational immunology research (pilot project program)

           - NEW in 2019: Maternal-Neonatal Child Health research (MNCH) 



Pilot Project Funding