Shenjian Ai

Program: Immunology

Current advisor: Robyn S. Klein, MD, PhD

Undergraduate university: ShanghaiTech University, 2018

Enrollment year: 2018

Research summary
Tissue-resident memory T cells in the CNS post WNV infection

Ai S, Klein RS. Update on T cells in the virally infected brain: friends and foes. Curr Opin Neurol. 2020;33(3):405-412.

Manivasagam S, Williams JL, Vollmer LL, Bollman B, Bartleson JM, Ai S, Wu GF, Klein RS. Targeting interferon-λ signaling promotes recovery from central nervous system autoimmunity. J Immunol. 2022, 208: 1 11.

Rosen SF, Soung AL, Yang W, Ai S, Kanmogne M, Davé VA, Artyomov M, Magee JA, Klein RS. Single-cell RNA transcriptome analysis of CNS immune cells reveals CXCL16/CXCR6 as maintenance factors for tissue-resident T cells that drive synapse elimination. Genome Med 14, 108 (2022).

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