Dario Vignali

Research Assistant Professor

Creg Workman, PhD

Tullia Bruno, PhD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Dario Vignali is the Frank Dixon Chair in Cancer Immunology, Vice Chair and Professor of Immunology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM).  


Dr. Vignali is also the Director of Cancer Immunology Training Program, Co-Leader of the Cancer Immunology Program, Co-Director of the Tumor Microenvironment Center at University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI).  

Dr. Vignali received his Ph.D in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from University of London in UK in 1988.  Dr. Vignali performed postdoctoral studies in Institute for Immunology and Genetics, German Cancer Research Center (Heidelberg, Germany 1988-1991), and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Harvard University (Cambridge, USA 1991-1993).  Dr. Vignali then started his own lab in Department of Immunology, St Jude Children's Research Hospital in 1993.  In 2014, Dr. Vignali moved his lab to University of Pittsburgh and started his new leadership at UPSOM and UPCI.