Macrophages: More than just phagocytes...

We are interested in how macrophages support homeostatic maintenance and pathologic transformation of tissue.



Mallar Bhattacharya, MD

Principal Investigator

Kaveh Boostanpour, BS

Research Associate

Javier Gomez Ortega, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Featured Publications

Lee J, Islam MI, Boostanpour K, Aran D, Christenson S, Matthay MA, Eckalbar W, DePianto DJ, Arron JR, Magee L, Bhattacharya S, Matsumoto R, Kubota M, Farber DL, Bhattacharya J, Wolters P, Bhattacharya M. Molecular programs of fibrotic change in aging human lung. 2021. Nature Communications. 12: 6309.

Aran D, Looney AP, Liu L, Wu E, Fong V, Hsu A, Chak S, Naikawadi RP, Wolters PJ, Abate A, Butte AJ, Bhattacharya M. Reference-based analysis of lung single-cell sequencing reveals a transitional profibrotic macrophage. 2019. Nature Immunology. Feb;20(2):163-172.