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Journal of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Editorial Board Member - JIID

PAULA M. CHILTON

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Louisville
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Paula M Chilton received her Ph.D in 1996 from the University of Louisville studying the control of soluble IL-4R expression with Dr. Rafael Fernandez-Botran. Several postdoctoral research positions followed, including one at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine with Drs. Phillip A. Scott and Raymond W. Sweeney studying the early immune response to Mycobacterium avium ssp paratuberculosis, and one studying mixed chimerism as a cure for type I diabetes in NOD mice with Dr. Suzanne Ildstad at the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics at the University of Louisville. As a research scientist, Dr. Chilton studied T cell function and survival during effective vaccination using low-toxicity TLR agonists as adjuvants with Dr. Thomas Mitchell, also at the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics. In 2009, Dr. Chilton joined the Department of Microbiology & Immunology as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and continues to work at the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Effects of low-toxicity TLR-based adjuvants on T cell differentiation, function and survival
  • Vaccination and the induction of T cell memory
  • The function of low-toxicity TLR4 agonists in the control of immune cell activation




Other Editorial Board Members - JIID

Huatao Guo

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
University of Missouri School of Medicine
United States

Andrew Taylor-Robinson

Professor of Immunology & Haematology
School of Medical & Applied Sciences
Central Queensland University
Australia

Jana Barlic-Dicen

Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
United States

Bin Zhou

Scientist
J. Craig Venter Institute
United States

Janet Liversidge

Professor
School of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Aberdeen Institute of Medical Sciences
United Kingdom

Esma S. Yolcu

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Louisville
United States

Paul H. Wooley

Professor
Orthopaedic Research Institute
Wichita State University
United States

Parameswaran Ramakrishnan

Assistant Professor
Experimental Pathology
Case Western Reserve University
United States

Hao Shen

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
United States

Martin Michaelis

Professor of Molecular Medicine
Centre for Molecular Processing and School of Biosciences
University of Kent
United Kingdom
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