Kevin J. Tracey is president and CEO of, and the Karches Family Distinguished Chair in Medical Research at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research; professor of Molecular Medicine and Neurosurgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; and Executive Vice President, Research, at Northwell Health. He is a leader in the scientific fields of inflammation and bioelectronic medicine. He is an expert on vagus nerve signaling and is well known for describing the vagus nerve anti- inflammatory reflex.