Dr. Tom Nutman

Dr. Nutman is the Deputy Chief at the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases and the Chief at the Helminth Immunology and Clinical Parasitology Sections of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a part of the NIH. He has been with the NIH since 1982.  In addition, he is the director of the NIAID International Center for Excellence in Research (ICER) located in Chennai, India, as well as director of the filariasis unit at the NIAID ICER in Mali. He is on numerous advisory committees and editorial boards and holds patents related to parasite diagnosis and vaccine development.

Dr. Nutman received his A.B. from Brown University and his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He did an internal medicine residency at New York University (Bellevue) and postdoctoral training in the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases (LPD). He is board certified in internal medicine and allergy and immunology. He also holds a diploma/certificate in tropical medicine and travelers’ health. Dr. Nutman is the author or coauthor of over 500 papers and book chapters and has received multiple awards for his work in tropical medicine and immunology.