Yrina Rochman, PhD

Academic Affiliations

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.

PhD: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 2005.

Post-Doc Fellowship: NHLBI/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2005-2011.

Research Associate: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2012-2013.

Research Instructor: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2013-present.

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Olkhanud PB, Rochman Y, Bodogai M, Malchinkhuu E, Wejksza K, Xu M, Gress RE, Hesdorffer C, Leonard WJ, Biragyn A. Thymic stromal lymphopoietin is a key mediator of breast cancer progression. J Immunol. 2011 May 15;186(10):5656-62.

Rochman Y, Kashyap M, Robinson GW, Sakamoto K, Gomez-Rodriguez J, Wagner KU, Leonard WJ. Thymic stromal lymphopoietin-mediated STAT5 phosphorylation via kinases JAK1 and JAK2 reveals a key difference from IL-7-induced signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Nov 9;107(45):19455-60.

Rochman Y, Spolski R, Leonard WJ. New insights into the regulation of T cells by gamma(c) family cytokines. Nat Rev Immunol. 2009 Jul;9(7):480-90.

Rochman Y, Leonard WJ. The role of thymic stromal lymphopoietin in CD8+ T cell homeostasis. J Immunol. 2008 Dec1;181(11):7699-705.

Rochman I, Watanabe N, Arima K, Liu YJ, Leonard WJ. Direct action of thymic stromal lymphopoietin on activated human CD4+ T cells. J Immunol. 2007 Jun 1;178(11):6720-4.