Carolyn Coyne is a professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. There she is also affiliated with the departments of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and Immunology. Carolyn is also the Director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and the Associate Director of the Richard King Mellon Pediatric Research Institute. Her research combines important aspects of virology, immunology, and cell biology to dissect various aspects of host-virus interactions, with a particular focus on the gastrointestinal tract and placenta. Carolyn is a member of Organovir’s Advisory Board.
About the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine was founded as the Western Pennsylvania Medical College in 1886. The University’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through cutting-edge biomedical research, innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, and leadership in academic medicine. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine strives to implement this mission with the highest professional and ethical standards, in a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, and in an environment that enables all students, faculty, and staff to develop to their fullest potential.