Judith Smith

Credentials: Pediatrics Department

Position title: Stress regulation of cytokine production

Email: jsmith27@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-1251

Address:
Box 4108 Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792

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lab website:

https://www.pediatrics.wisc.edu/research/research-groups/smith/

focus groups:

Immunology

research description:

There are three ongoing projects in the lab: 1) Dissecting the mechanisms by which the endoplasmic reticulum stress response the “Unfolded Protein Response” (UPR) support intracellular infection by Brucella melitensis. A related study is ongoing to understand defective generation of immunologic memory. 2) Analysis of genetics and related functional alterations in inflammatory cytokine production by macrophages from spondyloarthritis patients. 3) Determining the role of the asthma risk gene ORMDL3 in shaping UPR and altered immune responses.

ALSO A TRAINER IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS: Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Microbiology (MDTP)

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