Bernard Martin Fischer
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Comparative Pharmacology and Cell Biology
Mechanisms of complementary-alternative medicines and products
Signal Transduction and Cell Signaling
Development of both animal and in vitro models of disease
Implications of early life lung injury on long-term immune function and overall health
Mechanisms of inflammation and disease
Cytokine, Oxidant, and Inflammatory Mediator Networking
Integrative care/treatments for HIV patients
Mechanisms of chronic inflammation associated with HIV

Current Research Interests

Infant developing immune system in normal versus HIV infected or exposed infants
Chronic inflammation in adolescents with HIV and impact on neuro-cognitive function

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 139 MSRB1, 203 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710
  • DUMC Box 2644, Durham, NC 27710

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