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Speaker: William Muller, MD, PhD. received his A.B. degree summa cum laude from Harvard University in 1975. He earned his PhD degree from The Rockefeller University in 1981 under the mentorship of Dr. Ralph Steinman and the late Dr. Zanvil Cohn. He received his MD degree in 1982 from Cornell University Medical College as part of the combined MD/PhD program. In 2007 he was recruited to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as the Magerstadt Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pathology. Dr. Muller’s research focuses on the cellular and molecular basis of the inflammation, and in particular the interactions of leukocytes and endothelial cells in the inflammatory response. Dr. Muller’s research has been well funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and several biotech companies. He is the recipient of the prestigious MERIT Award from the NIH. He is one of the Editors of The Journal of Experimental Medicine and Annual Reviews of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease and serves on the editorial boards of several other journals. He has served in many official capacities over the years for the American Society for Investigative Pathology as well as for the North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) and was elected President of NAVBO in 2004. He was elected a Fellow of the AAAS in 2010.