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Jorge Henao-Mejia

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Institute for Immunology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
MD
University of Antioquia, Colombia, 2005.
Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology)
Indiana University, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Henao-Mejia J.*, E. Elinav*, C.A. Thaiss*, R.A. Flavell: Inflammasomes and metabolic disease. Annu Rev Physiol 2014.

Henao-Mejia, J.*, T. Strowig* and R. Flavell: Microbiota keeps the intestinal clock ticking. Cell 153: 741-743 2013.

Henao-Mejia J.*, E. Elinav*, C.A. Thaiss*, R.A. Flavell: The Intestinal microbiota in chronic liver disease. Advances in Immunology 117: 73-97, 2013.

Henao-Mejia J.*, A. Williams*, L.A. Goff, M. Staron, P. Licona-Limón, S.M. Kaech, M. Nakayama, J.L. Rinn, R.A. Flavell: The microRNA miR-181 is a critical cellular metabolic rheostat essential for NKT cell ontogenesis and lymphocyte development and homeostasis Immunity 38: 1-14, 2013.

Licona-Limon P., J. Henao-Mejia, A.U. Temann, N. Gagliani, I. Licona-Limon, H. Ishigame, L. Hao, D.R. Herbert, R.A. Flavell: Th9 cells drive host immunity against gastrointestinal worm infection. Immunity 2013.

Henao-Mejia, J.*, E. Elinav*, C.A Thaiss, Paula Licona-Limon, R.A. Flavell: Role of the intestinal microbiome in liver disease. J Autoimmun 2013.

Henao-Mejia, J.*, E. Elinav* and R.A. Flavell: Integrative inflammasome activity in the regulation of intestinal mucosal immune responses. Mucosal Immunology 6: 4-13, 2013.

Henao-Mejia, J.*, E. Elinav*, T. Strowig*, and R.A. Flavel: Inflammasomes: far beyond inflammation. Nat Immunol 13: 321-324, 2012.

Henao-Mejia, J.*, T. Strowig*, E. Elinav*, and R. Flavell: Inflammasomes in health and disease. Nature 481: 278-286, 2012.

Henao-Mejia, J.*, E. Elinav*, C. Jin*, L. Hao, W.Z. Mehal, T. Strowig, C.A. Thaiss, A.L. Kau, S.C. Eisenbarth, M.J. Jurczak, J.P. Camporez, G.I. Shulman, J.I. Gordon, H.M. Hoffman, and R.A. Flavell: Inflammasome-mediated dysbiosis regulates progression of NAFLD and obesity. Nature 482: 179-185, 2012.

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