Ruth Montgomery, PhD

Professor; Director, Yale CyTOF Facility; Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs

Contact Information

Ruth Montgomery, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Rheumatology

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8056

    United States

Ruth Montgomery
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Appointments

Biography

Ruth R. Montgomery is a cellular immunologist with particular expertise in use of novel technology for human translational studies. Her research employs systems wide studies to identify individual differences in immune responses that lead to divergent outcomes to infection. Her group focuses on effects of aging on innate immunity and individual variation influencing susceptibility to West Nile, dengue, and Zika viruses, among others. She has overseen studies of immune responsiveness in human cohorts with successful enrollment of >1800 healthy individuals. Dr. Montgomery’s work is notable for her use of primary human cells to demonstrate immune related mechanisms and illuminate potential avenues for therapeutic interventions. She is Director of the CyTOF facility, co-chair of the University Provost’s ITS Advisory Committee (ITSAC), and Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Rockefeller University (1987)
  • BA
    University of Pennsylvania, Biology (1981)
  • Fellow
    Yale University

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)Systems Immunology Task Force2019 - Present
Immunity & AgeingBoard member2019 - Present
Society of Leukocyte BiologyCouncil Member2017 - Present
Nature Journal of Molecular PhenomicsAssociate Editor2017 - 2018

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