Neil Greenspan, MD, PhD

Professor
Department of Pathology
School of Medicine

Dr. Neil Greenspan received his A.B., magna cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1975. He then earned M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1981 until 1986, Dr. Greenspan was a Resident in Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Pathology) at Barnes Hospital, and from 1982-1985 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Immunology at Washington University, both in St. Louis. In 1986, Dr. Greenspan became a faculty member at the CWRU School of Medicine. He is currently Professor of Pathology at CWRU and the Director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

Research Information

Research Interests

My research interests include understanding, at a molecular level, immunological recognition, antibody function, vaccine efficacy, mechanisms of immunity to bacterial and viral pathogens, the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus, and applications of principles of evolution to immunology and related biomedical fields.

Awards and Honors

Magna Cum Laude
1975
Harvard College

External Appointments

Title
Director, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory
Organization/Publication
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Publications

Education

Degree
Doctor of Medicine
Institution
University of Pennsylvania
Area of Study
Immunology
Year Received
1981
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy
Institution
University of Pennsylvania
Area of Study
Immunology
Degree
Bachelor of Arts
Institution
Harvard College
Area of Study
Biochemical Sciences
Year Received
1975

Residency

Institution
Washington University
Area of Study
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Immunology
Institution
Barnes Hospital
Area of Study
Residency in Clinical Pathology