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Jennifer L. Barnas, MD, PhD

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 486-0901

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Jennifer L. Barnas is currently a combined fellow in both allergy/immunology and rheumatology specialties with board certification in internal medicine. She sees patients in both of these specialty areas at the Lattimore Road office (585-486-0901 for rheumatology patients and 585-486-0930 for allergy/immunology patients). She is completing the ABIM research track at the University of Rochester. Her current research interests include the pathophysiology of systemic lupus with a focus on lupus nephritis.

Research

Research interests of Dr. Barnas include the cellular interactions within the renal microenvironment of lupus nephritis and how this contributes to the pathophysiology of human systemic lupus.

Credentials

Education

2002
BS | Cornell University

2012
MD | University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Medicine

2012
PhD | University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Immunology

Publications

Journal Articles

2015
Barnas, J. L.; Ritchlin, C. T.;. "Etiology and Pathogenesis of Psoriatic Arthritis". 2015; 41: 643-63.

2013
Simpson-Abelson, M. R.; Loyall, J. L.; Lehman, H. K.; Barnas, J. L.; Minderman, H.; O'Loughlin, K. L.; Wallace, P. K.; George, T. C.; Peng, P.; Kelleher, R. J., Jr.; Odunsi, K.; Bankert, R. B.;. "Human ovarian tumor ascites fluids rapidly and reversibly inhibit T cell receptor-induced NF-kappaB and NFAT signaling in tumor-associated T cells". 2013; 13: 14.

2011
Bankert, R. B.; Balu-Iyer, S. V.; Odunsi, K.; Shultz, L. D.; Kelleher, R. J., Jr.; Barnas, J. L.; Simpson-Abelson, M.; Parsons, R.; Yokota, S. J.;. "Humanized mouse model of ovarian cancer recapitulates patient solid tumor progression, ascites formation, and metastasis". 2011; 6: e24420.

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