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Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor, Allergy and Infectious Disease Division
Assistant Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Sites of Practice
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

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Jim is an infectious disease specialist and virologist who focuses his research and clinical practice on preventing and treating viral infections in vulnerable populations, like immunocompromised patients. His laboratory research leverages innovative immunologic approaches to study antigen-specific B cell and antibody responses to respiratory viruses. He also designs and conducts clinical trials of antibodies for protection against respiratory viruses in immunocompromised patients. As an infectious disease specialist at the Fred Hutch, he cares for patients battling cancer and infections. In addition to his research and clinical activities, Jim is passionate about teaching and medical education. 

research interests

  • Antigen-specific B cells
  • Immune reconstitution after transplant
  • Antibody engineering
  • Antibody pharmacokinetics
  • Respiratory virus epidemiology
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Human metapneumovirus
  • Parainfluenza viruses
  • Cytomegalovirus

clinical interests

  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Infectious diseases

education & training

B.A. in Molecular and Cellular Biology with an Emphasis in Immunology - University of California, Berkeley (2004)

Ph.D. in Veterinary Medical Sciences - University of Maryland, College Park (2010)

M.D. - University of California, San Francisco (2011)

Residency in Internal Medicine - Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2014)

Fellowship in Infectious Diseases - University of Washington (2018)


Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholarship (2007)

Julian Wolfshon Award for Outstanding Performance in Neurology and Internal Medicine, Stanford University (2012)

American Astronautical Society Top Discovery (2012)

Professionalism Award, Stanford University (2013)

Outstanding Consultant, University of Washington (2015)

Walter E. Stamm Infectious Diseases Fellow Award, University of Washington (2016)

Poster Award, International RSV Symposium (2018)

Joel Meyers Endowment, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (2019)

New Investigator Award, American Society for Transplantation and Cell Therapy (2020)

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Joint Immunology (JIMmunology) Award (2020)

Debra Mattson Infectious Disease Research Award, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (2022)

1st Place Oral Presentation, RSV2022 Symposium (2022)