Jan T. Vilcek

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Jan Vilcek

Research Professor, Department of Microbiology
Professor Emeritus of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology


Contact Info

Address
522 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

212/263-6756
Jan.Vilcek@nyumc.org

Education

1951-1957 — Comenius University School of Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia, Medical Education

Research Summary

Our research primarily concerns the mechanisms of cytokine actions, especially those of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and the interferons (IFNs).

Research Interests

Mechanisms of Cytokine Actions, Innate Immunity, Inflammation

Profile of Dan Littman, winner of the 2016 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science
Nair, Prashant; Vilcek, Jan. Profile of Dan Littman, winner of the 2016 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). 2016 Feb 22;113(11):2798-2802 (1965382)

The long road to renown: the 2015 vilcek foundation prizes
Nair, Prashant; Vilcek, Jan. The long road to renown: the 2015 vilcek foundation prizes [Editorial]. FASEB journal. 2015 Mar ;29(3):733-739 (1481412)

Love and science : a memoir
Vilcek, Jan. Love and science : a memoir. New York : Seven Stories Press, 2016 First edition 272 p. (1914992)

Journey to the summits of science: the 2014 vilcek foundation prizes
Nair, Prashant; Vilcek, Jan. Journey to the summits of science: the 2014 vilcek foundation prizes. FASEB journal. 2014 Mar ;28(3):1035-1040 (829542)

Foreign minds, fenceless imagination: The 2013 Vilcek Foundation Prizes
Nair, Prashant; Vilcek, Jan. Foreign minds, fenceless imagination: The 2013 Vilcek Foundation Prizes. FASEB journal. 2013 Mar ;27(3):845-852 (231282)