Department of Surgery

Angus W. Thomson, PhD, DSc

  • Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Immunology
  • Professor, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh

Education & Training

  • BSc (Hons), Univ of Aberdeen, UK
  • MSc (Immunology), Univ of Birmingham, UK
  • PhD (Immunology), Univ of Aberdeen, UK
  • DSc, Univ of Aberdeen, UK
  • DSc (Med), Univ of Birmingham, UK

Representative Publications

Dr. Thomson's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Regulation of the immune response and design of immunosuppressive therapy; mechanism of action of immune suppressants; immune mechanisms in transplant rejection and autoimmune disease. 
  • Liver transplantation tolerance
  • Cellular immunology, molecular biology and genetic engineering of dendritic cells with special regard to their tolerogenic properties.
  • The roles of cytokines and adhesion molecules in inflammation and immunity. 

Faculty by divisions