Tuan M. Tran

Tuan M. Tran, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Dr. Tran is a physician-scientist who has been studying malaria since 2000, when he started in the laboratory of Dr. Mary Galinski at Emory University as a Medical Scientist Training Program trainee. After completing his Internal Medicine residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and a clinical fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), he trained as a post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Peter Crompton in the Laboratory of Immunogenetics at NIAID from 2011-2015, where he studied naturally acquired immunity to Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a longitudinal cohort study conducted in Mali. He is now an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. He holds a secondary appointment in the Section of Infectious Diseases & Global Health in the Department of Pediatrics.


(317) 278-6968 

Infectious Diseases
Van Nuys Medical Science Building 635 Barnhill Dr. Suite 224D
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics