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.