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Stokes Peebles appointed to the National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council

Jan. 24, 2024, 9:04 AM

Stokes Peebles, MD

Stokes Peebles, MD, the Elizabeth and John Murray Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt, has been appointed to the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

The council’s 18 voting members advise the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, on policy and perform second-level review of applications for research funding, among other responsibilities.

Peebles, also professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and training program director of the Allergy Immunology Fellowship Program, will serve on the council through October 2026.

A member of the Vanderbilt faculty since 1998, Peebles has an active research program examining the role of eicosanoids, a family of signaling molecules derived from fatty acids, in allergic and virally induced lung inflammation.

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