Ruth R Montgomery PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Departments & Organizations


Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Internal Medicine: Rheumatology

Research Interests

Innate Immunity; Macrophage; Neutrophil; Aging; West Nile Virus; Lyme Disease  more...


  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • Ph.D., Rockefeller University, 1987

Selected Publications

  • Qian, F., X. Guo, X. Wang, X. Yuan, S. Chen, S. E. Malawista, L. K. Bockenstedt, H. G. Allore, and R. R. Montgomery. 2014. Reduced Bioenergetics and Toll-like Receptor 1 Function in Human Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes in Aging. Aging 6: 131-139.
  • Qian, F., J. Thakar, X. Yuan, M. Nolan, K. O. Murray, W. T. Lee, S. J. Wong, H. Meng, E. Fikrig, S. H. Kleinstein, and R. R. Montgomery. 2014. Immune markers associated with host susceptibility to infection with West Nile virus. Viral immunology 27: 39-47.
  • You, F., P. Wang, L. Yang, G. Yang, Y. O. Zhao, F. Qian, W. Walker, R. E. Sutton, R. R. Montgomery, R. Lin, A. Iwasaki, and E. Fikrig. 2013. ELF4 is critical for induction of type I interferon and the host antiviral response. Nat. Immunol. 14:1237-1246.



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