Avijit Ray, PhD - AbbVie  - Senior Scientist II

Avijit Ray

PhD

AbbVie

Senior Scientist II

North Chicago, IL | United States

Main Specialties: Other

Additional Specialties: Immunology, Immuno-oncology, Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Immune tolerance

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Avijit Ray, PhD - AbbVie  - Senior Scientist II

Avijit Ray

PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: AbbVie - North Chicago, IL , United States

Specialties:

Additional Specialties:

Research Interests:

Education

May 2001 - Dec 2005
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases
Ph.D.

Experience

Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
AbbVie Inc
Senior Scientist II
Immuno-Oncology, Oncology Discovery
Jun 2012 - Jun 2012
Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Research Scientist
Feb 2007 - Feb 2007
Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Postdoctoral fellow
Jul 2005 - Jun 2005
Baylor College of Medicine
Postdoctoral Associate
Immunology

Publications

24Publications

526Reads

513Profile Views

404PubMed Central Citations

Mature IgD B cells maintain tolerance by promoting regulatory T cell homeostasis.

Nat Commun 2019 01 14;10(1):190. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Blood Research Institute, Versiti Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-08122-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6331566PMC
January 2019
95 Reads
10.742 Impact Factor

Cannabinoid Receptor 2 (CB2) Plays a Role in the Generation of Germinal Center and Memory B Cells, but Not in the Production of Antigen-Specific IgG and IgM, in Response to T-dependent Antigens.

PLoS One 2013 27;8(6):e67587. Epub 2013 Jun 27.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America ; Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0067587PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3695093PMC
October 2017
24 Reads
5 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Mechanisms of Regulatory B cell Function in Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases beyond IL-10.

J Clin Med 2017 Jan 23;6(1). Epub 2017 Jan 23.

Blood Center of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm6010012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5294965PMC
January 2017
7 Reads

2B4 Is Dispensable for T-Dependent B Cell Immune Responses, but Its Deficiency Leads to Enhanced T-Independent Responses Due to an Increase in Peritoneal Cavity B1b Cells.

PLoS One 2015 31;10(8):e0137314. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America; Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0137314PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4554987PMC
May 2016
26 Reads
3.234 Impact Factor

Inhibition of myeloperoxidase at the peak of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis restores blood-brain barrier integrity and ameliorates disease severity.

J Neurochem 2016 Feb 30;136(4):826-836. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jnc.13426DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4865458PMC
February 2016
31 Reads
6 Citations
4.281 Impact Factor

Tumor Suppressor Interferon-Regulatory Factor 1 Counteracts the Germinal Center Reaction Driven by a Cancer-Associated Gammaherpesvirus.

J Virol 2015 Dec 30;90(6):2818-29. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Cancer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JVI.02774-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4810652PMC
December 2015
33 Reads
5 Citations
4.440 Impact Factor

T regulatory cells and B cells cooperate to form a regulatory loop that maintains gut homeostasis and suppresses dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis.

Mucosal Immunol 2015 Nov 25;8(6):1297-312. Epub 2015 Mar 25.

Department of Immunology and Key Laboratory of Medical Molecular Virology of MOE/MOH, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Biotherapy Research Center of Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/mi.2015.20DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4583327PMC
November 2015
7 Reads
18 Citations
7.374 Impact Factor

Interrelatedness between dysbiosis in the gut microbiota due to immunodeficiency and disease penetrance of colitis.

Immunology 2015 Nov 7;146(3):359-68. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imm.12511DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4610625PMC
November 2015
14 Reads
8 Citations
3.800 Impact Factor

IL-10-independent regulatory B-cell subsets and mechanisms of action.

Int Immunol 2015 Oct 20;27(10):531-6. Epub 2015 May 20.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intimm/dxv033DOI Listing
October 2015
12 Reads
16 Citations
2.540 Impact Factor

Regulatory B cells in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE).

Methods Mol Biol 2014 ;1190:243-55

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, 2178, Milwaukee, WI, 53201-2178, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1161-5_17DOI Listing
February 2015
10 Reads
5 Citations

An increase in tolerogenic dendritic cell and natural regulatory T cell numbers during experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in Rras-/- mice results in attenuated disease.

J Immunol 2014 Jun 25;192(11):5109-17. Epub 2014 Apr 25.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53201; Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226; and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1302254DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4041102PMC
June 2014
16 Reads
7 Citations
4.922 Impact Factor

Differential representation of B cell subsets in mixed bone marrow chimera mice due to expression of allelic variants of CD45 (CD45.1/CD45.2).

J Immunol Methods 2013 Oct 6;396(1-2):163-7. Epub 2013 Aug 6.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jim.2013.07.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3822577PMC
October 2013
23 Reads
4 Citations
2.005 Impact Factor

Lymphocytes with cytotoxic activity induce rapid microtubule axonal destabilization independently and before signs of neuronal death.

ASN Neuro 2013 Feb 6;5(1):e00105. Epub 2013 Feb 6.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/AN20120087DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3565378PMC
February 2013
23 Reads
6 Citations
4.020 Impact Factor

Pathogenic and regulatory roles for B cells in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

Autoimmunity 2012 Aug 19;45(5):388-99. Epub 2012 Apr 19.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-2178, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/08916934.2012.665523DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3639139PMC
August 2012
12 Reads
24 Citations
2.714 Impact Factor

A novel IL-10-independent regulatory role for B cells in suppressing autoimmunity by maintenance of regulatory T cells via GITR ligand.

J Immunol 2012 Apr 24;188(7):3188-98. Epub 2012 Feb 24.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53201-2178, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1103354DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3311743PMC
April 2012
14 Reads
94 Citations
4.922 Impact Factor

Cannabinoid receptor 2 is critical for the homing and retention of marginal zone B lineage cells and for efficient T-independent immune responses.

J Immunol 2011 Dec 2;187(11):5720-32. Epub 2011 Nov 2.

Blood Research Institute, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1102195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3226756PMC
December 2011
13 Reads
21 Citations
4.922 Impact Factor

A case for regulatory B cells in controlling the severity of autoimmune-mediated inflammation in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis.

J Neuroimmunol 2011 Jan 10;230(1-2):1-9. Epub 2010 Dec 10.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, Milwaukee, WI, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroim.2010.10.037DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3032987PMC
January 2011
16 Reads
27 Citations
2.470 Impact Factor

Purification of specific cell population by fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS).

J Vis Exp 2010 Jul 10(41). Epub 2010 Jul 10.

Blood Research Institute, Blood Center of Wisconsin, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/1546DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3144656PMC
July 2010
36 Reads
30 Citations

Isolation of mouse peritoneal cavity cells.

J Vis Exp 2010 Jan 28(35). Epub 2010 Jan 28.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/1488DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3152216PMC
January 2010
15 Reads
98 Citations

Porin of Shigella dysenteriae enhances Toll-like receptors 2 and 6 of mouse peritoneal B-2 cells and induces the expression of immunoglobulin M, immunoglobulin G2a and immunoglobulin A.

Immunology 2005 Jan;114(1):94-100

Division of Immunology and Vaccine Development, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata-700 010, West Bengal, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2567.2004.02002.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1782058PMC
January 2005
10 Reads
8 Citations
3.800 Impact Factor

Up-regulation of CD80-CD86 and IgA on mouse peritoneal B-1 cells by porin of Shigella dysenteriae is Toll-like receptors 2 and 6 dependent.

Mol Immunol 2004 Nov;41(12):1167-75

Division of Immunology and Vaccine Development, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P-33, C.I.T. Road, Scheme XM, Kolkata 700010, West Bengal, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molimm.2004.06.007DOI Listing
November 2004
19 Reads
7 Citations
2.973 Impact Factor

Porin of Shigella dysenteriae enhances mRNA levels for Toll-like receptor 2 and MyD88, up-regulates CD80 of murine macrophage, and induces the release of interleukin-12.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 2003 Dec;39(3):213-9

National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P-33, C.I.T. Road, Scheme XM, Kolkata-700 010, West Bengal, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0928-8244(03)00233-5DOI Listing
December 2003
18 Reads
8 Citations
3.080 Impact Factor

Macrophage distinguishes Vibrio cholerae hemolysin from its protease insensitive oligomer by time dependent and selective expression of CD80-CD86.

Immunol Lett 2003 Oct;89(2-3):143-7

Division of Immunology and Vaccine Development, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P-33, CIT Road, Scheme XM, 700 010, Kolkata, India.

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October 2003
18 Reads
2 Citations
2.512 Impact Factor

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Blood Research Institute

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Nichole M Miller
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Blood Research Institute

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National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases

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Blood Research Institute

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Medical College of Wisconsin

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Graduate School of Public Health

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