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Basic Science Fellow

Areas of Interest

Host-Microbial Interactions, Mucosal Immunology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Simon earned his MD/PhD at the Yale School of Medicine in the Department of Immunobiology. His PhD thesis was completed under the mentorship of Dr. Susan Kaech and focused on the epigenetic regulation of CD8+ T cell development. Simon’s clinical and research interest is inflammatory bowel disease and the role of host-microbial interactions in driving and modulating gut inflammation. He is completing his post-doctoral fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. R. Balfour Sartor with a focus on identifying and manipulating bacterial functions that modulate mucosal inflammation.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate University of Maryland
  • Medical School Yale
  • Residency University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Fellowship University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Advanced Chemical Engineering University of Cambridge
Simon Gray