Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Garry T. Cole, Ph.D.

Garry T. Cole, Ph.D.
Professor & Chairman (1995 - 2005)

Dr. Garry Cole, an internationally known microbiologist specializing in fungal diseases, was selected for his distinguished contributions to fungal biology and the pathobiology of coccidioidomycosis, which is commonly known as San Joaquin Valley fever. His research laboratory is developing human and veterinary vaccines against Valley fever. His broader interests include investigations of virulence mechanisms of medically important fungi. Fungal infections are escalating in people as the number of immune compromised patients continues to increase. Dr. Cole joined the Medical College of Ohio in 1995 as Professor and Chairman of Department of Microbiology and Immunology and retired in 2005.

Last Updated: 6/27/22