Photo of Chetan Seshadri, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health
Associate Medical Staff, University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information


Dr. Seshadri's research focuses on the human immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria responsible for tuberculosis.


Dr. Seshadri has active collaborations with investigators in the United States, France, Vietnam, South Africa, and Uganda.

Education & Training: 
New Jersey Medical School
Newark NJ
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham NC
Clinical and Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston MA
(206) 543-6709
Mailing Address: 

750 Republican Street, Box 358061, Seattle, WA 98109

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

The roIe of unconventional T cell populations in tuberculosis.

Seshadri C, Shenoy M, Wells RD, Hensley T, Nissen EA, McElrath MJ, Cheng TY, Moody DB, Hawn TR. Human CD1a-deficiency is Common and Genetically Regulated. Journal of Immunology. 2013 Aug 15;191(4):1586-93.
Seshadri C, Nguyen TTH, Yen NTB, Bang ND, Chau TTH, Thwaites GE, Dunstan SJ, Hawn TR. A Polymorphism in Human CD1A is Associated with Susceptibility to Tuberculosis. (Genes and Immunity, in press).