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Derek Wilson Cain

Associate Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Box 103020, Durham, NC 27710
2 Genome Ct - Rm 4083 Msrbii, Durham, NC 27710


My research focuses on the interactions of T cells and B cells during infection or following vaccination. I am particularly interested in the inter- and intracellular events that take place within germinal centers, the anatomic site of antibody evolution during an immune response.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor in Medicine · 2021 - Present Medicine, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Medicine
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute · 2016 - Present Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University · 2010 Ph.D.