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Dr. Aftab Ansari

Dr. Aftab Ansari

Scientific Review Officer


Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences DTCS
Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences MOSS
Study Section:
Special Emphasis Panel R15

Dr. Aftab A. Ansari is a Scientific Review Officer in CSR’s Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences Integrated Review Group, and serves as CSR alternate representative to the Trans-agency Complementary and Alternative Medicine Coordinating Committee.

After receiving his Ph.D. in biochemistry/immunology, Dr. Ansari had postdoctoral training at the NIAID. His research interests include inflammatory diseases, asthma, allergy, autoimmunity, clinical immunology, clinical trials, immunogenetics, antigen presentation, T cells, and cytokines. During his research career, Dr. Ansari wrote 12 grant and contract applications, of which 10 were funded by the NIH, EPA, and other organizations: 6 as the principal investigator and 4 as a co-investigator. To his credit Dr. Ansari also has 2 edited books and 150 research publications and abstracts, including original research papers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and Biochemistry. Immediately before returning to the NIH as a science administrator, Dr. Ansari was associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.