Job title: Vice President, Discovery Inflammation & Immunology
Dr. Wynn is VP of Discovery in the Inflammation and Immunology Research Unit at Pfizer, Cambridge, MA. Prior to joining Pfizer in July 2017, he was a Senior Investigator and Chief of the Immunopathogenesis Section of the Laboratory of Parasitic Disease, in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH in Bethesda, MD for over 20 years. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Wisconsin, in Madison,Wisconsin. He has published over 200 scholarly research papers, reviews, and book chapters in many prestigious journals including Nature, Science, and NatureImmunology and has made seminal contributions to our understanding of the role of cytokines in the progression and resolution of fibrosis in various organ systems. He also investigates the role of macrophages, fibroblasts and tissue progenitor cells in tissue regeneration. Dr. Wynn was elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology and has received several prestigious awards including the Bailey K. Ashford Medal from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the Oswaldo Cruz Medal from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. For the past three years, Thomson Reuters (Clarivate Analytics) has included him among their list of Highly Cited Researchers. He serves as the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Immunology and Regenerative Medicine, Section Editor for Journal of Leukocyte Biology, and Advisory Editor for the Journal of Clinical Investigation and Journal of Experimental Medicine.