Jenny Jongstra-Bilen
PhD
Assistant Professor
Contact information
Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
101 College St. MBRC 2R-402R9
Toronto
Ontario
M5G 2C4
Phone: 416-581-7599
Fax: 416-581-7599
Research location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cardiovascular
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Research Statement:

1.  The functions of resident CD11c+ myeloid cells in healthy mouse aorta and in the initiation of atherosclerosis. 
2.  The role of oxidized lipid loading on TLR-induced inflammatory gene expression in primary macrophages and dendritic cells.
3.  Mechanisms regulating basal NF-kappaB homeostasis in endothelial cells.