Professor of Immunology in Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Lishomwa Ndhlovu MD, PhD, is Professor of Immunology in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. After completing medical training he received his PhD in Immunology from Tohoku University in Japan and pursued post-doctoral training at the University of California San Francisco. His research is dedicated to confronting the challenges of HIV and aging and has developed specific expertise and strategies to prevent, slow or eliminate organ specific complications. Our team combines immunology and virology methods and is exploring single cell approaches to understand disease mechanisms. Current interest to his program is now bringing the same urgency and focus to the COVID-19 pandemic and uses immuno-epigenetic approaches to resolve molecular mechanisms regulating SARS-CoV-2 infection across tissues and cell types. He is committed to teaching students, fellows and mentoring junior faculty.