Timothy Crother, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

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Timothy Crother, PhD

Assistant 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, 1987-91
  • Doctorate: Indiana University, 1993-99
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Jones HD1, Crother TR, Gonzalez-Villalobos RA, Jupelli M, Chen S, Dagvadorj J, Arditi M, Shimada K. The NLRP3 inflammasome is required for the development of hypoxemia in LPS/mechanical ventilation acute lung injury. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2014 Feb;50(2):270-280.
  • Schröder NW, Crother TR, Naiki Y, Chen S, Wong MH, Yilmaz A, Slepenkin A, Schulte D, Alsabeh R, Doherty TM, et al. Innate immune responses during respiratory tract infection with a bacterial pathogen induce allergic airway sensitization. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Sep;122(3):595-602.e5.
  • Shimada K, Crother TR, Karlin J, Dagvadorj J, Chiba N, Chen S, Ramanujan VK, Wolf AJ, Vergnes L, Ojcius DM, et al. Oxidized mitochondrial DNA activates the NLRP3 inflammasome during apoptosis. Immunity. 2012 Mar 23;36(3):401-414.
  • Wakita D, Kurashima Y, Crother TR, Noval Rivas M, Lee Y, Chen S, Fury W, Bai Y, Wagner S, Li D, et al. Role of Interleukin-1 signaling in a mouse model of Kawasaki Disease-associated abdominal aortic aneurysm. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 May;36(5):886-897.

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