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Dr. Steven Bensinger


Dr. Bensinger is an Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, and of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology. He received his Veterinary Medical Degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bensinger subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before establishing his own laboratory at UCLA in 2008 focused on immuno-metabolism. Dr. Bensinger serves as Director of the Immunity, Inflammation, Infection, and Transplantation (I3T) Research initiative in the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and is the Director of Shared Resources at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA.