|Bradley named chair of Microbiology and Immunology at UND Medical School|
David Bradley has been named chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
An associate professor of microbiology and immunology, Bradley joined the UND medical school in 1998. He completed his doctoral degree at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine and took postdoctoral training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, he served as director of Graduate Education from 2004 to 2008 and as interim chair from January to June of 2009.
Bradley and his laboratory team investigate immune responses in both autoimmune and infectious diseases. A primary focus is research aimed at creating avian diagnostic and therapeutic antibodies to emerging viral pathogens. His research has been funded by a number of sources, including the U.S. Department of Energy, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, the state of North Dakota and the Arthritis Foundation.
He has written numerous articles for research journals and book chapters, is a peer reviewer for several scientific journals and serves on both the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense study sections.
“This is an exciting time of growth for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology,” said Bradley. “It’s a chance to build on our expertise in infectious disease and recruit excellent new talent to UND.”
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