About Us

The Jeff and Penny Vinik Center for Translational Immunology Research is housed within the BWH Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and led by the Division Chief, Dr. Joshua Boyce. The Mission of the Center is three-fold:

Since 2011, the Vinik family has provided generous endowment support for these efforts, enabling the Center to support high-risk, high-reward projects and to build an unparalleled team of investigators, all with independent federal funding, to collaboratively pursue studies aimed at identifying causes of immune-mediated  disease that lead to breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment.