Jason Defuria
Postdoctoral Fellow
Boston University School of Medicine




Dr. Jason Defuria is a Scientist at L.E.A.F Therapeutics and has considerable experience in chronic inflammatory diseases and cellular biology. Jason is leading a team of associates and consultants as well as participating in the NIAID R01 project in human schistosomiasis.
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. Lewis ED, Ren Z, DeFuria J, Obin MS, Meydani SN, Wu D. Dietary supplementation with blueberry partially restores T-cell-mediated function in high-fat-diet-induced obese mice. Br J Nutr. 2018 Jun; 119(12):1393-1399. PMID: 29845904.
     
  2. Ip B, Cilfone NA, Belkina AC, DeFuria J, Jagannathan-Bogdan M, Zhu M, Kuchibhatla R, McDonnell ME, Xiao Q, Kepler TB, Apovian CM, Lauffenburger DA, Nikolajczyk BS. Th17 cytokines differentiate obesity from obesity-associated type 2 diabetes and promote TNFa production. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Jan; 24(1):102-12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26576827; PMCID: PMC4688084; DOI: 10.1002/oby.21243;.
     
  3. Zhu M, Belkina AC, DeFuria J, Carr JD, Van Dyke TE, Gyurko R, Nikolajczyk BS. B cells promote obesity-associated periodontitis and oral pathogen-associated inflammation. J Leukoc Biol. 2014 Aug; 96(2):349-57.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24782490; PMCID: PMC4101090; DOI: 10.1189/jlb.4A0214-095R;.
     
  4. Canaan A, DeFuria J, Perelman E, Schultz V, Seay M, Tuck D, Flavell RA, Snyder MP, Obin MS, Weissman SM. Extended lifespan and reduced adiposity in mice lacking the FAT10 gene. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 8; 111(14):5313-8. PMID: 24706839; PMCID: PMC3986194; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1323426111;.
     
  5. Bennett G, Strissel KJ, DeFuria J, Wang J, Wu D, Burkly LC, Obin MS. Deletion of TNF-like weak inducer of apoptosis (TWEAK) protects mice from adipose and systemic impacts of severe obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jun; 22(6):1485-94. PMID: 24616441; PMCID: PMC4283503; DOI: 10.1002/oby.20726;.
     
  6. Belkina AC, Defuria J, Bogdan M, Hasson B, Kuchibhatla R, Mcdonnell ME, Apovian CM, Istfan N, Xiao Q, Nikolajczyk BS. B cells support a dominant Th17 cytokine signature in type 2 diabetes. 2014; 192(1).
     
  7. Zhu M, Defuria J, Carr J, Belkina AC, Van Dyke T, Gyurko R, Nikolajczyk BS. B cells promote obesity-associated periodontitis and oral pathogen-associated inflammation. 2014; 192(1).
     
  8. DeFuria J, Belkina AC, Jagannathan-Bogdan M, Snyder-Cappione J, Carr JD, Nersesova YR, Markham D, Strissel KJ, Watkins AA, Zhu M, Allen J, Bouchard J, Toraldo G, Jasuja R, Obin MS, McDonnell ME, Apovian C, Denis GV, Nikolajczyk BS. B cells promote inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes through regulation of T-cell function and an inflammatory cytokine profile. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 26; 110(13):5133-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23479618; PMCID: PMC3612635; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1215840110;.
     
  9. Zhu M, Gyurko R, Defuria J, Carr J, Van Dyke T, Nikolajczyk BS. B cells promote inflammation and periodontitis in obesity/glucose intolerance. 2013.
     
  10. Vieira Potter VJ, Strissel KJ, Xie C, Chang E, Bennett G, Defuria J, Obin MS, Greenberg AS. Adipose tissue inflammation and reduced insulin sensitivity in ovariectomized mice occurs in the absence of increased adiposity. Endocrinology. 2012 Sep; 153(9):4266-77. PMID: 22778213; PMCID: PMC3423617.
     
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