Our Team

Faculty and staff of the Center for Human Immunobiology include cutting-edge experimental immunologists, scientific support staff, and expert clinicians focused in clinical immunology. The team will integrate with existing clinical services to be able to advance new mechanistic understanding of the human immune system.

Clinical Director

As Chief of the Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Orange is committed to the strongest, most effective, compassionate and innovative clinical programs related to immunologic, allergic and rheumatologic diseases that... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319

Center Faculty

Dr. Sara Anvari, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Anvari treats patients with food allergy, asthma, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, drug allergy and immune... Read more

Address: Texas Medical Center - 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: West Campus - 18200 Katy Freeway Suite WA460 - 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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Dr. Lisa Forbes is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.  She is also the Medical Director for the Texas Children’s Center for Human Immunobiology.  Dr. Forbes specializes in treating... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319
I am passionate about discovering the mechanisms that govern protective T cell responses. My approach is to compose comprehensive human T cell profiles: functional capacity -- first and foremost -- phenotype, activation status, differentiation state, and transcription factor expression levels. Of... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Avenue Suite 330 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-3082
My goal is to pursue a lifelong career in academic medicine. I have dedicated my career, thus far, to learning and researching the functions of the immune system and its implications on human disease. I spent a year working with Dr Joshua Farber investigating CXCR3 chemokines at the National... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319
The Paust lab seeks to (i) understand NK cell responses and their contributions to host protection from influenza A, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Flavivirus infection (dengue, Zika), and to malignancy, (ii) develop and test novel vaccines and therapeutic approaches that elicit potent NK... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-2588
Laura Angelo, PhD



Clinical Pharmacist