The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation logo for print

1824 Sixth Avenue South, WTI 205
Birmingham, AL 35294-3300


Phone: 205-934-5077
Fax: 205-975-7428

Contact Us
shadow

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., MD, PhD

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., MD, PhD

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 35216-4505

Phone: 601-815-5527
gmarshall@umc.edu

Assistant: Yvonne Stephenson
Phone: (601) 815-5527
ystephenson@umc.edu

Member Since: 2005


Title

Director, Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Specialty/Subspecialty

AllergyImmunology

Clinical Interest(s)

improving clinical control and quality of life in underserved minority asthma patients

Research Interest(s)

  • Psychoneuroimmunology - the effects of stress on the immune system
  • Identifying the stress susceptible individual with molecualr approaches
  • Use of serum IgE as a biomarker in nonallergic inflammatory diseases
  • Identifying Biomarkers associated with analgesia in sickle cell disease
  • Identifying psychophysiological factors associated with progression of rhinitis to asthma

Current / Former SSCI Roles

Councilor 2010-2014 Secretary-Treasurer 2015-2018 Mentor of the Year (Postgraduate) 2015

Publications

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1VYEb84yMNM5s/bibliography/41252878/public/?sort=date&direction=descending

About Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., MD, PhD

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr. MD, PhD, FACP is the Chair of Allergy and Immunology, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Vice Chair for Research, Director of the Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy and Chief, Laboratory of Behavioral Immunology Research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He received both his PhD in Immunology and MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, began internal medicine training at the University of Iowa and completed his residency, chief residency and Allergy-Immunology fellowship at the University of Tennessee at Memphis.

His clinical interests include developing integrative approaches for the care of patients with inflammatory diseases such as allergy/asthma, cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. His major research interests are focused on the effects of psychological stress and environmental factors on immune responses involved in inflammatory diseases and defining immune and genetic biomarkers with potential to identify individual stress susceptibility in healthy individuals and patients.

He has published over 200 peer reviewed articles, reviews, editorials and book chapters. He is an active speaker in regional, national and international venues. He has extensive editorial involvement with multiple journals around the world and currently serves as Editor-in-chief of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Dr. Marshall has been a member of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation since 2005 and presently serves as Secretary-Treasurer. He is also member of the Finance, Membership and Southern Regional Meeting Program Committees.

ruler

The SSCI Thanks Its Sponsors

  • Elsevier sponsors The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
  •  
  • AstraZeneca sponsors The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation