David Vigerust: trauma, neuroinflammation and oncogenesis

Written by Lauren Pulling

We recently featured the commentary ‘Neuroinflammation: a precursor and promoter of oncogenesis’ from our partner journal, Future Neurology. Here, the paper’s author, David Vigerust from Vanderbilt University (TN, USA), gives us some background on his research and his recent article. First, please could you tell us a little about your background and your current research focuses? I am an innate immunologist by training.  I spent the first part of my graduate career studying the innate immune response to infection and from there went on to complete a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  I...

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