General Contacts

For general inquiries, please contact the Immune Tolerance Network (ITN) at the Office of the Network Director in Seattle. The ITN is led by Benaroya Research Institute, in partnership with the University of California San Francisco and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Office of the Director

Benaroya Research Institute
1201 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101-2795
Phone: 206.342.6901
Fax: 206.342.6588
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Gerald Nepom, MD, PhD - Network Director
(206) 342-6515, email

Mary Roy - Administrative Director
(206) 342-6512, email


Therapeutic Area Leadership

Allergy & Asthma

Gerald Nepom, MD, PhD
Network Director
(206) 342-6515, email
Peter Sayre, MD, PhD
Executive Director &
Chief Medial Officer,
Clinical Trials Group
(415) 353-4423, email
Kristina Harris, PhD
Director,
Biomarker & Discovery Research
(240) 235-6154email

Autoimmune Disease

E. William St. Clair, MD
Network Deputy Director,
Clinical Affairs
(919) 684-4499, email
Dawn Smilek, MD, PhD
Associate Director,
Clinical Affairs
(415) 353-4308, email
Fred Karnell, PhD
Associate Director,
Biomarker & Discovery Research
(240) 235-6175, email

Transplantation

Lawrence Turka, MD
Network Deputy Director,
Biomarker & Discovery Research
(617) 724-7711, email
Bryna Burrell, PhD
Associate Director,
Biomarker & Discovery Research
(240) 235-6130, email
Nadia Tchao, MD
Associate Director,
Clinical Development
(415) 353-4414, email

 Type 1 Diabetes

Gerald Nepom, MD, PhD
Network Director
(206) 342-6515, email
Mario Ehlers, MD
Deputy Director,
Clinical Trials Group
(415) 353-4402, email
Kristina Harris, PhD
Director,
Biomarker & Discovery Research
(240) 235-6154, email

Research Funding, Application & Communication Inquiries

Philip Bernstein, PhD - Executive Director, Strategic Review, Planning & Communications
(240) 235-6132, email

Bioinformatics & TrialShare

Adam Asare, PhD - Executive Director, Bioinformatics Group
(240) 235-6149, email

Vince Carey, PhD - Scientific Director, Bioinformatics Group
(617) 525-2265, email

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