Jeffrey R. Bender MD

Robert I. Levy Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Immunobiology; Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Heart & Vascular Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital

NHLBI Proteomics

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Tissue Specific Stem Cells

Cancer Immunology

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

Immunobiology: HTI

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Yale Cardiovascular Research Center | Diabetes Research Center

NIH T32 Program

Immunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Inflammatory, Immune, Metabolic and Hormonal Effects on the Endothelium  more...


  • M.D., University of California/San Francisco, 1979

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, J., Modi, Y., Yarovinsky, T., Yu, J., Collinge, M., Kyriakides, T., Zhu, Z., Sessa, W.C., Pardi, R., Bender, J.R.: Macrophage ß2 integrin-mediated, HuR-dependent stablization of angiogenic-factor encoding mRNAs in inflammatory angiogenesis. Am. J. Pathol. 180:1751-1760, 2012.
  • Kim, K.H., Toomre, D., Bender, J.R.: Splice isoform estrogen receptors as integral transmembrane proteins. Mol. Biol. Cell. 22:4415-4423, 2011. PMID: 21937726
  • Ramgolam V.S., DeGregorio S.D., Rao G.K., Collinge M, Subaran S, Markovic-Plese S, Pardi R, Bender J.R.: T cell LFA-1 engagement induces HuR-dependent cytokine mRNA stabilization through a Vav-1, Rac 1/2, p38MAPK and MKK3 signaling cascade. PLoS ONE: 5(12):e14450, 2010. PMID: 21206905



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