Shannon Dunn PhD

Dr. Shannon Dunn is a scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute and and is an Associate professor in the Department of Immunology at the University of Toronto. She leads a research program that focuses on how various risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS) development impact biology to modulate autoimmune risk in an animal model of MS called experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). She has been exploring the roles of female sex, early onset of puberty, and obesity on EAE development.