Timothy Crother, PhD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

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Timothy Crother, PhD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

The research of Timothy Crother, PhD, focuses on immunology and pathogenesis of various diseases of the lung, including infections and asthma.

  • Undergraduate: University of California Irvine, 1991
  • Doctorate: Indiana University, 1999
  • American Society for Microbiology, 2002-present
  • NIH Genetics Training Grant, Indiana University, 1997-98
  • NIH Genetics Training Grant, Indiana University, 1996-97
  • International Travel Grant, 1997
  • Chiba N, Shimada K, Chen S, Jones HD, Alsabeh R, Slepenkin AV, Peterson E, Crother TR, Arditi M. Mast Cells Play an Important Role in Chlamydia pneumoniae Lung Infection by Facilitating Immune Cell Recruitment into the Airway. J Immunol. 2015 Apr 15;194(8):3840–3851. PMCID: PMC4390505
  • Crother TR, Ma J, Jupelli M, Chiba N, Chen S, Slepenkin A, Alsabeh R, Peterson E, Shimada K, Arditi M. Plasmacytoid dendritic cells play a role for effective innate immune responses during Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in mice. PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e48655.
  • Dagvadorj J, Shimada K, Chen S, Jones HD, Tumurkhuu G, Zhang W, Wawrowsky KA, Crother TR, Arditi M. Lipopolysaccharide Induces Alveolar Macrophage Necrosis via CD14 and the P2X7 Receptor Leading to Interleukin-1α Release. Immunity. 2015 Apr 21;42(4):640–653. PMCID: PMC4423803
  • Shimada K, Crother TR, Karlin J, Dagvadorj J, Chiba N, Chen S, Ramanujan VK, Wolf AJ, Vergnes L, Ojcius DM, Rentsendorj A, Vargas M, Guerrero C, Wang Y, Fitzgerald KA, Underhill DM, Town T, Arditi M. Oxidized Mitochondrial DNA Activates the NLRP3 Inflammasome during Apoptosis. Immunity. 2012 Mar 23;36(3):401–414. PMCID: PMC3312986
  • Jupelli M, Shimada K, Chiba N, Slepenkin A, Alsabeh R, Jones HD, Peterson E, Chen S, Arditi M, Crother TR. Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in mice induces chronic lung inflammation, iBALT formation, and fibrosis. Ryffel B, editor. PLoS ONE. 2013;8(10):e77447. PMCID: PMC3808399

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