Joseph J. Sabatino Jr., MD, PhDClinical Instructor, Department of Neurology and Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Dr. Sabatino is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Neurology and Weill Institute for Neurosciences at the University of California San Francisco. He received his MD/PhD from Emory University and completed his internship and residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He became faculty after completing a combined clinical- and research-based fellowship in Multiple sclerosis/Neuroimmunology at the University of California San Francisco.
Dr. Sabatino’s clinical and research interests are in neuroimmunology, particularly on the role of T cells in multiple sclerosis (MS). His current research focuses on characterizing the CD8+ T cell response in MS as well as exploring potential T cell-B cell interactions in neuroinflammation. Dr. Sabatino has a number of publications on the role of T cells and B cells in MS and its animal models. He is the recipient of several research funding awards, including a K08 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, a Career Transition Fellowship award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and a Young Investigator Award from the Race to Erase MS.