Kristina Lamens

Kristina Lamens



  • MS in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2019
  • BS in Microbiology, University of South Florida, 2015

Selected Publications

Rogers MC, Lamens KD, Shafagati N, Johnson M, Oury TD, Joyce S and Williams JV. 2018. CD4+ Regulatory T Cells Exert Differential Functions during Early and Late Stages of the Immune Response to Respiratory Viruses. J Immunol. 201: 1253-1266. 

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

I chose Pitt because of the reputation and collaborative nature of its graduate program, Pitt's strong record of NIH funding, and the breadth of faculty that I could see myself working with. The city of Pittsburgh is pretty great too!

Research Interests

  • Human metapneumovirus; lung immunology; CD4 T cells; CD8 T cell impairment and memory