Michael E. Selsted, MD, PhD

Title(s)Chair and Professor of Pathology
AddressHMR 2011 Zonal Ave
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9092
Phone+1 323 442 1180
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    Dr. Selsted is an internationally renowned scholar in the field of innate immunity and pathogenesis whose research discoveries have resulted in more than 20 U.S. patents. In addition to his pioneering research and clinical science, Dr. Selsted is a prolific author and experienced administrator. Under his leadership, National Institutes of Health and total research funding at the University of California, Irvine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine increased more than four-fold to $6.6 million.

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    Host defense-stimulating macrocyclic peptides for treatment of MDR bacterial infections
    NIH R01AI125141May 1, 2016 - Apr 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Regulation of Mucosal Immunity by Pro- and Anti-inflammatory Salivary Defensins
    NIH R01DE021341Aug 12, 2010 - May 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Physiologic Peptide Cyclization in Myeloid Cells
    NIH R01AI058129Jun 1, 2004 - May 31, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Molecular Ontogeny of Oral Mucosal Resistance to SIV
    NIH R01DE015517Dec 15, 2003 - Nov 30, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    DRUG DISCOVERY FOR TREATMENT OF CRYPTOCOCCAL DISEASE
    NIH U01AI031696Aug 1, 1991 - Jul 31, 1995
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Molecular Aspects of Leukocyte Antimicrobial Peptides
    NIH R01AI022931Jul 1, 1989 - May 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    MOLECULAR ASPECTS OF LEUKOCYTE ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES
    NIH R37AI022931Jul 1, 1989 - Mar 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator