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Matthew J. Delano

Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan

Dr. Matthew Delano is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery, Section of General Surgery, at the University of Michigan. He graduated from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at the University of Florida, where he also completed a T32 post-doctoral fellowship in Trauma, Burns and Sepsis and received his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology under the direction of Lyle L. Moldawer, PhD. He then successfully completed the Trauma Critical Care fellowship program at the University of Washington under the direction of Ron V. Maier, MD, FACS. Dr. Delano's research program is focused on innate immunity and myeloid lineage development and dysfunction in the host response to injury and inflammation using basic and translation immunologic methodologies. He also has a specific interest in diabetes associated immune dysfunction and the host-pathogen interaction on bacterial eradication and infection persistence. He is the recipient of the 2015 American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Research and Education Foundation Scholarship. The 2016 Shock Research Fellowship, and the 2017 American Surgical Association Research Fellowship Award


  • –present
    Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan