Deborah Lenschow, MD, PhD

Deborah Lenschow, MD, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Understanding the mechanism by which type I inteferons regulate the immune response to impact upon infection, autoimmunity and tumorigenesis through the identification and analysis of interferon effector molecules.


  • 1995: PhD, immunology, University of Chicago
  • 1998: MD, University of Chicago


  • 1998 - 2000: Intern and resident, internal medicine, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2000 - 2002: Fellow, rheumatology, Washington University
  • 2002 - 2004: Research fellow, rheumatology, Washington University

Selected Research Publications

En garde! The duel functions of MORC3.
  • Fox LE, Lenschow DJ
  • Cell Host Microbe 2022