Kevin J. Tracey

Kevin J. Tracey, M.D., is president of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Jacobson professor and head of the Laboratory of Biomedical Science. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians, and holds a doctorate honoris causa from the Karolinska Institute. He is a neurosurgeon by training, and his laboratory’s contributions to science include discovering HMGB1, a pivotal mediator of sterile and infectious inflammation, and delineating the molecular and neurophysiological basis of neural circuits that control immunity. Dr. Tracey is the author of Fatal Sequence (Dana Press, 2005).