Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery,, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical SchoolBiography
Dr. Irimia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Boston, and Harvard Medical School. He is leading a research program that is focused on studying the roles of cellular migration in health and disease. Dr. Irimia is interested in probing the role of cancer cell migration during cancer invasion and tumor metastasis. He is also very interested in understanding how the ability of white blood cells to move and protect against microbes is being affected during the systemic inflammation responses after burn and trauma injuries. For this research, he is employing the most advanced microscale technologies which enable us to design new tools and measure cell migration with better precision than ever before.