Claudia V. Jakubzick, PhD

Claudia V. Jakubzick
Assistant Professor
Division of Cell Biology
Department of Pediatrics
Research AreasResearch Areas
  • Basic Immunology
  • Lung Cell Biology

Special Interests

Research Interests

Pulmonary dendritic cells acquire antigen in the airway and lung and then migrate through lymphatic vessels to the mediastinal lymph node, where they present antigen and stimulate an immune response. Because the airway frequently encounters foreign substances, the antigen-presenting role of DCs is critical for the maintenance of pulmonary health. Ideally, harmless antigens induce tolerance, whereas harmful antigens promote effector immune responses. Understanding the mechanisms that regulate these immunological outcomes is my primary research goal.


University of Michigan, PhD
University of Florida, BS
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow

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    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

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