Sanjay Ram MD

University of Massachusetts

Dr. Sanjay Ram is a Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. His group has a long-standing interest in elucidating how the pathogenic Neisseriae (Neisseria gonorrhoeae and N. meningitidis) interact with and escape killing by complement system, a key arm of innate immune defenses. This knowledge is now being used to design novel immunotherapeutics and vaccines against AMR N. gonorrhoeae. He also serves as an attending physician on the Infectious Diseases service and enjoys working with and teaching students, residents and fellows.