Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Area of expertise: Immunology, Infectious diseases, Pediatrics, Pulmonology


Brian T. Campfield is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics conducting research investigating novel pathways regulating host defense and homeostasis in the lung, with a focus on innate immune responses and their impact on adaptive immunity. His lab employs multiple approaches including in vitro and in vivo animal models of inflammation, including bacterial pneumonia and viral infection. His lab is supported by funding from the NIH, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Campfield is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency and pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC/University of Pittsburgh. As a clinical subspecialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Dr. Campfield provides care for patients with a wide variety of complex infectious disease issues. His areas of interest include diagnosis and care of infectious complications in immunocompromised patients, including primary immunodeficiency and organ transplant recipients.