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Yrina Rochman, PhD

  • Research Associate, Division of Allergy and Immunology
  • Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Yrina earned her PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She completed her post-doctoral training in molecular immunology at National Institutes of Health in the laboratory of Dr. Warren Leonard, where she published several papers and reviews in high profile peer-reviewed journals. She is a recipient of the Lenfant Biomedical Award from NHLBI, NIH for outstanding research. Her research is focused on elucidating molecular mechanisms of immunological responses.


Single-cell RNA sequencing identifies inflammatory tissue T cells in eosinophilic esophagitis. Wen, T; Aronow, BJ; Rochman, Y; Rochman, M; Kiran, KC; Dexheimer, PJ; Putnam, P; Mukkada, V; Foote, H; Rehn, K; et al. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2019; 129:2014-2028.

TSLP signaling in CD4+ T cells programs a pathogenic T helper 2 cell state. Rochman, Y; Dienger-Stambaugh, K; Richgels, PK; Lewkowich, IP; Kartashov, AV; Barski, A; Hershey, GK K; Leonard, WJ; Singh, H. Science Signaling. 2018; 11.