About Us

We study hematopoiesis, cancer and leukemia, autoimmunity and inflammation, and computational approaches for network and systems immunology. Our most recent efforts are focused on a single cell analysis advance using a mass spectrometry-flow cytometry hybrid device, the so-called “CyTOF”.

The approach uses an advanced ion plasma source to determine the levels of tagged reagents bound to cells—enabling a vast increase in the number of parameters that can be measured per cell. Our laboratory has already begun a large scale mapping of the hematopoietic hierarchy in healthy human bone marrow at an unprecedented level of detail.

We are working to enable a deeper understanding not only of normal immune function, but also detailed substructures of leukemias and solid cancers as well as autoimmunity and pathogen effects upon the immune system.




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Professor Garry Nolan

Professor, Microbiology & Immunology - Baxter Laboratory

Member, Bio-X Member, Child Health Research Institute Member, Stanford Cancer Institute

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Quick Contact

Primary Contacts:
For procedural questions regarding MTAs, Phoenix cells, or directions to the lab, please contact Brenda Roth.
Executive Assistant:
Brenda Roth
Tel: (650) 725-7002
Fax: (650) 723-2383

broth2@stanford.edu