Bio


The projects in Dr. Ziegler’s laboratory are focused on the factors that control normal immune regulation, as well as those that contribute to disease development and progression. The laboratory is currently engaged in two areas of investigation: the genes and cell populations that are involved in controlling autoimmune-type responses, and the role of epithelial cytokines (TSLP, IL-25, and IL-33) in the regulation of barrier responses to infection and allergen challenge. Finally, they have also found a novel role for TSLP in the regulation of tumor progression, and have established a program in tumor biology, including metastatic breast cancer, colitis-associated cancer and melanoma.

Institution


Benaroya Research Institute Member
Benaroya Research Institute Academic Affairs and Immunology Program Director
UW Medicine Immunology Affiliate Professor