Lynda Stuart, MD, PhD

Affiliate Investigator

Background Information

Dr Lynda Stuart earned an MD from the University of Cambridge and the University of London and a PhD in Immunology from the University of Edinburgh. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine in the United Kingdom and postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School. For eight years, Lynda was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School where she was co-director of the Laboratory of Developmental Immunology; a member of the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, an affiliate of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT; and served on the Massachusetts General Hospital Executive Committee for Research. In 2013, she joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where she leads the team that aims to source novel approaches and accelerate the discovery, development, and translation of new passive and active immunization strategies for foundation priority diseases.

Area of Research

Dr Stuart remains actively involved in basic research in collaboration with Dr Lacy-Hulbert. Her main research interests are in discovering fundamental mechanisms of innate and adaptive immunity to infection, the role of phagocytosis in the immune system, and immune regulation.

Lacy-Hulbert and Stuart Laboratories