Wendy Walker PhD

Howard Hughes Research Specialist I

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine

Research Interests

-the innate immune response
-the cytosolic DNA-sensing pathway
-circadian rhythms


  • B.S., University of Edinburgh, 1998
  • Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Silver A, Arjona A, Walker WE, Fikrig E. Circadian control of toll-like receptor 9-mediated innate and adaptive immunity. Immunity. 2012, 36:251-61.
  • Walker WE, Booth CJ and Goldstein DR. TLR9 and IRF3 cooperate to induce a systemic inflammatory response in mice injected with liposome:DNA. Molecular Therapy. 2010, 18:775-84.


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