University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Bio for Emiliano Mugnaini, M.D., Ph.D.

Emiliano Mugnaini, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information
(802) 656-5487
Office Location:
Hematology/Oncology Division, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Given Building, Suite E-214, Burlington, Vermont 05401


1994  MD/MDCM, Faculty of Medicine,McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
1990  Preliminary Year Masters of Science in Economics Programme. Department of Economics, London School of Economics, London, UK.
1989  BA (magna cum laude), Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA.
2000  PhD Institute of Immunology (IMMI), Rikshospitalet University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Postdoctoral Training

2002  Residency: Internal Medicine, George Washington University Hospital, George Washington University, Washington DC

2007  Fellowship:  Hematology/Oncology, Section of Hematology, Dept. of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
2009  Fellowship: Hematopathology, Depts. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Yale-New Haven Hospital. Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

Certification/Board Eligibility

2002  American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Certification in Internal Medicine
2008  American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Certification in Hematology
2011  American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Certification in Medical Oncology


Selected publications:

Mugnaini EN, Haaheim LL, Sannes M, and Brinchmann JE. In vivo expansion coincident with excessive cell death within the memory subset of CD8+ T cells in HIV-1 infection. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 1999: 15, 265-272.

Mugnaini EN, Spurkland A, Egeland T, Sannes M, and Brinchmann JE. Demonstration of identical expanded clones within both CD8+CD28+ and CD8+CD28-T cell subsets in human immunodeficiency virus type-1 infected individuals. European Journal ofImmunology. 1998: 28, 17381742.

Mugnaini EN, Spurkland A, Egeland T, and Brinchmann JE. Molecular analysis of the complementarity determining region 3 of the human T cell receptor J3 chain. Establishment ofa reference panel of CDR3 lengths from phytohaemagglutinin activated lymphocytes. Journal ofImmunological Methods. 1999: 223, 207-216.

Mugnaini EN, Syversen AM, Sannes M, Freng A, and Brinchmann JE. Normal CD4+ T cell receptor repertoire in tonsillar tissue despite perturbed repertoire in peripheral blood in asymptomatic HN-1 infected individuals. AIDS. 1999: 13, 2507-2513.

Mugnaini EN, Egeland T, Spurkland A, and Brinchmann JE. The T-cell receptor repertoire ofCD8+CD28-T-Iymphocytes is dominated by expanded clones that persist over time. Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 1999: 117, 298-303.