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Joseph Sabatino Jr., MD, PhD

Joseph J. Sabatino Jr., MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Dr. Sabatino is Assistant Professor 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.


Dr. Sabatino has no relevant disclosures.