Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He holds a joint appointment in molecular microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research focuses on how microbes cause disease and how the immune system defends itself. Casadevall serves as Chair of the W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Casadevall received his M.S., Ph.D. and M.D. from New York University. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, he served as Director of the Center for Immunological Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His team is currently engaged in understanding how hosts defend against the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans.
Casadevall is Editor in Chief of mBio, Deputy Editor of the Journal of Clinical Investigation and serves on several editorial boards. His work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the American Society for Microbiology Founders Distinguished Service Award, the National Institutes of Health Merit Award, the AABB 2021 President’s Award and the Rhoda Benham Award from the Medical Mycology Society of America. He has also been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Academy of Physicians, American Academy of Microbiology, Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine.