About Us

Located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) houses a group of research labs under the leadership of Alessio Fasano, MD. Supported by the staff and facilities of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, MIBRC scientists conduct basic research in mucosal immunology topics ranging from Salmonella food poisoning to intestinal inflammatory diseases such as celiac disease.

An overview of the research topics our teams work on.

Research Overview

An overview of the research topics our teams work on.

The faculty of the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital includes experts from a variety of discipl

Our Faculty

Get to know our faculty, their research, and their labs.

Education and Training

Learn about the education and training opportunities we offer, including summer research programs and graduate fellowships.

Review a list of selected publications from our researchers.

News

Recent research news from the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center at Mass general.

GEMMA Study

Mass General has launched the GEMMA study to learn more about the many factors that contribute to the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Research at Mass General

Every day, our clinicians and scientists chart new terrain in biomedical research to treat and prevent human disease and advance patient care.

55 Researchers

55 Mass General Investigators Named Highly Cited Researchers of 2019

According to Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers Report