D. Keith Bishop, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan Health Systems
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
A560 MSRB II SPC 5654
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5654
D. Keith Bishop, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Microbiology and Immunology. He is also the Director of the Graduate Program in Immunology for the Program in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Michigan. Dr. Bishop received his Bachelors degree from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, and his Ph.D. degree in Immunology from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. Dr. Bishop completed postdoctoral training in Transplantation Immunology at Ohio State University and was appointed as an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah from 1989-1993. Dr. Bishop joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 1993.
Dr. Bishop's research laboratory has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1989. His research interests center around T cell functions that culminate in allograft rejection versus acceptance. His studies investigate cytokine regulation of effector cell development, requirements for co-stimulation in effector cell development, mediators of chronic allograft rejection, and the application of immunosuppressive gene therapy in the setting of transplantation. Dr. Bishop is a member of the Editorial Boards for Transplantation, Transplant Immunology, and Graft, and is a Primary Reviewer for The Journal of Immunology, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, and The American Journal of Transplantation. He is an active member of the American Society of Transplantation and serves on the Society's Education, Basic Science, and Abstract Review Committees. Dr. Bishop is a member of the Surgery, Anesthesia, and Trauma Study Section at the National Institutes of Health.