Lee J. Quinton, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine Section

PhD, Louisiana State University



My expertise lies in the areas of the biology of acute pulmonary inflammation and the innate immune response to microorganisms in the lung.

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


Center Faculty Member
Boston University School of Medicine
Department of Pulmonary Center


Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences




Liver-derived protection during pneumonia and sepsis
04/01/2017 - 01/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences
1R01GM120060-01A1

The Biology of LIF During Pneumonia
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
4R01HL111449-05

The Biology of LIF During Pneumonia
08/15/2012 - 05/31/2016 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5R01HL111449-04

Lung-Liver Axis During Pneumonia
09/01/2010 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5R00HL092956-05



Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Coleman FT, Blahna MT, Kamata H, Yamamoto K, Zabinski MC, Kramnik I, Wilson AA, Kotton DN, Quinton LJ, Jones MR, Pelton SI, Mizgerd JP. The capacity of pneumococci to activate macrophage NF-kB determines necroptosis and pneumonia severity. J Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28368460; DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jix159;.
  2. Kamata H, Yamamoto K, Wasserman GA, Zabinski MC, Yuen CK, Lung WY, Gower AC, Belkina AC, Ramirez MI, Deng JC, Quinton LJ, Jones MR, Mizgerd JP. Epithelial Cell-Derived Secreted and Transmembrane 1a Signals to Activated Neutrophils during Pneumococcal Pneumonia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Sep; 55(3):407-18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27064756; PMCID: PMC5023025; DOI: 10.1165/rcmb.2015-0261OC;.
  3. Traber KE, Hilliard KL, Allen E, Wasserman GA, Yamamoto K, Jones MR, Mizgerd JP, Quinton LJ. Induction of STAT3-Dependent CXCL5 Expression and Neutrophil Recruitment by Oncostatin-M during Pneumonia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2015 Oct; 53(4):479-88.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25692402; PMCID: PMC4742898; DOI: 10.1165/rcmb.2014-0342OC;.
  4. Hilliard KL, Allen E, Traber KE, Yamamoto K, Stauffer NM, Wasserman GA, Jones MR, Mizgerd JP, Quinton LJ. The Lung-Liver Axis: A Requirement for Maximal Innate Immunity and Hepatoprotection during Pneumonia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2015 Sep; 53(3):378-90.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25607543; PMCID: PMC4566062; DOI: 10.1165/rcmb.2014-0195OC;.
  5. Hilliard KL, Allen E, Traber KE, Kim Y, Wasserman GA, Jones MR, Mizgerd JP, Quinton LJ. Activation of Hepatic STAT3 Maintains Pulmonary Defense during Endotoxemia. Infect Immun. 2015 Oct; 83(10):4015-27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26216424; PMCID: PMC4567648; DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00464-15;.
  6. Hyatt LD, Wasserman GA, Rah YJ, Matsuura KY, Coleman FT, Hilliard KL, Pepper-Cunningham ZA, Ieong M, Stumpo DJ, Blackshear PJ, Quinton LJ, Mizgerd JP, Jones MR. Myeloid ZFP36L1 does not regulate inflammation or host defense in mouse models of acute bacterial infection. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e109072.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25299049; PMCID: PMC4192124; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109072;.
  7. Quinton LJ, Mizgerd JP. Dynamics of lung defense in pneumonia: resistance, resilience, and remodeling. Annu Rev Physiol. 2015; 77:407-30.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25148693; PMCID: PMC4366440; DOI: 10.1146/annurev-physiol-021014-071937;.
  8. Alfaro VY, Goldblatt DL, Valverde GR, Munsell MF, Quinton LJ, Walker AK, Dantzer R, Varadhachary A, Scott BL, Evans SE, Tuvim MJ, Dickey BF. Safety, tolerability, and biomarkers of the treatment of mice with aerosolized Toll-like receptor ligands. Front Pharmacol. 2014; 5:8. PMID: 24567720.
  9. Yamamoto K, Ahyi AN, Pepper-Cunningham ZA, Ferrari JD, Wilson AA, Jones MR, Quinton LJ, Mizgerd JP. Roles of lung epithelium in neutrophil recruitment during pneumococcal pneumonia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2014 Feb; 50(2):253-62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24010952; PMCID: PMC3930948; DOI: 10.1165/rcmb.2013-0114OC;.
  10. Ahyi AN, Quinton LJ, Jones MR, Ferrari JD, Pepper-Cunningham ZA, Mella JR, Remick DG, Mizgerd JP. Roles of STAT3 in protein secretion pathways during the acute-phase response. Infect Immun. 2013 May; 81(5):1644-53.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23460517; PMCID: PMC3647986; DOI: 10.1128/IAI.01332-12;.
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Bar chart showing 40 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2012

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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

cytokines
inflammation
pneumonia
pulmonary

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