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.
Single-cell RNA sequencing identifies inflammatory tissue T cells in eosinophilic esophagitis. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2019; 129:2014-2028.