Marc Gavin, PhD

Affiliate Investigator

Background Information

Dr. Gavin received a BA in Molecular Biology from Princeton University and PhD in Immunology from the University of Washington. He pursued his postdoctoral studies at the University of Washington, where he also served as Research Assistant Professor. Following eight years as staff scientist of Inflammation Research at Amgen, he joined the Translational Research Program at the Benaroya Research Institute in 2015. In 2018, he joined Omeros Corporation as Director of Immunology.

Area of Research

In collaboration with Drs. Dan Campbell and Steve Ziegler, Dr. Gavin is focused on understanding how therapeutic manipulation of the balance between antigen-specific regulatory and effector T cells alters immune responses in settings of pathogenic inflammation, chronic infection, and cancer.