Dr Jennifer Marshall PhD

Dr Jennifer Marshall

School of Biomedical Sciences
School of Biomedical Sciences
Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences

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Institute of Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Jennifer is a lecturer based in the Institute of Clinical Sciences and Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences with a background in immunology.

 In the Medical School Jennifer teaches on modules in all years of the Biomedical Sciences BSc and is the Academic Support Tutor for the programme. She also teaches on the MBChB and MPharm programmes.

In Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences Jennifer is the college lead for MDS, programme lead for the Medical Humanities Intercalated year and module lead for Interdisciplinarity 1. She also helps produce the Cultural Programme.

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  • PhD in Immunology, University if Birmingham 2009
  • BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences (Genetics), University of Cambridge 2001


Biomedical Science BSc

  • Immunity and Infection (module lead)
  • Digestion and Renal Sciences
  • Student Selected Science Project
  • Global Challenge
  • Personal Academic Development

Medicine and Surgery MBChB - Immunology & Infection

  • Infection, Immunology & Haematology
  • Medical Humanities intercalated year (programme lead)

Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences

  • Interdisciplinarity 1 (module lead)

Other activities


Recent publications


Korsunsky, I, Wei, K, Pohin, M, Kim, EY, Barone, F, Major, T, Taylor, E, Ravindran, R, Kemble, S, Watts, GFM, Jonsson, AH, Jeong, Y, Athar, H, Windell, D, Kang, JB, Friedrich, M, Turner, J, Nayar, S, Fisher, BA, Raza, K, Marshall, JL, Croft, AP, Tamura, T, Sholl, LM, Vivero, M, Rosas, IO, Bowman, SJ, Coles, M, Frei, AP, Lassen, K, Filer, A, Powrie, F, Buckley, CD, Brenner, MB & Raychaudhuri, S 2022, 'Cross-tissue, single-cell stromal atlas identifies shared pathological fibroblast phenotypes in four chronic inflammatory diseases', Med, vol. 3, no. 7, pp. 481-518. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medj.2022.05.002

Falconer, J, Pucino, V, Clayton, S, Marshall, J, Raizada, S, Adams, H, Philp, A, Clark, AR, Filer, A, Raza, K, Young, S & Buckley, C 2021, 'Spontaneously resolving joint inflammation is characterised by metabolic agility of fibroblast-like synoviocytes', Frontiers in immunology, vol. 12, 725641. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2021.725641

Wei, K, Korsunsky, I, Marshall, JL, Gao, A, Watts, GFM, Major, T, Croft, AP, Watts, J, Blazar, PE, Lange, JK, Thornhill, TS, Filer, A, Raza, K, Donlin, LT, Accelerating Medicines Partnership Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (AMP RA/SLE) Consortium, Siebel, CW, Buckley, CD, Raychaudhuri, S & Brenner, MB 2020, 'Notch signalling drives synovial fibroblast identity and arthritis pathology', Nature, vol. 582, no. 7811, pp. 259–264. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2222-z

Domínguez-Medina, CC, Pérez-Toledo, M, Schager, AE, Marshall, JL, Cook, CN, Bobat, S, Hwang, H, Chun, BJ, Logan, E, Bryant, JA, Channell, WM, Morris, FC, Jossi, SE, Alshayea, A, Rossiter, AE, Barrow, PA, Horsnell, WG, MacLennan, CA, Henderson, IR, Lakey, JH, Gumbart, JC, López-Macías, C, Bavro, VN & Cunningham, AF 2020, 'Outer membrane protein size and LPS O-antigen define protective antibody targeting to the Salmonella surface', Nature Communications, vol. 11, 851. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-14655-9

Sun, D, Stopka-Farooqui, U, Barry, S, Askoy, E, Parsonage, G, Vossenkamper, A, Capasso, M, Wan, X, Norris, S, Marshall, J, Clear, A, Gribben, J, MacDonald, TT, Buckley, C, Korbonits, M & Haworth, O 2019, 'Aryl hydrocarbon receptor interacting protein maintains germinal center B cells through suppression of BCL6 degradation', Cell Reports, vol. 27, no. 5, e4, pp. 1464-1471. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2019.04.014

Croft, AP, Campos, J, Jansen, K, Turner, JD, Marshall, J, Attar, M, Savary, L, Wehmeyer, C, Naylor, AJ, Kemble, S, Begum, J, Dürholz, K, Perlman, H, Barone, F, Mcgettrick, HM, Fearon, DT, Wei, K, Raychaudhuri, S, Korsunsky, I, Brenner, MB, Coles, M, Sansom, SN, Filer, A & Buckley, CD 2019, 'Distinct fibroblast subsets drive inflammation and damage in arthritis', Nature, vol. 570, no. 7760, pp. 246–251 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1263-7

Ward, LSC, Sheriff, L, Marshall, JL, Manning, JE, Brill, A, Nash, GB & McGettrick, HM 2019, 'Podoplanin regulates the migration of mesenchymal stromal cells and their interaction with platelets.', Journal of Cell Science, vol. 132, no. 5, jcs222067. https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.222067

Mizoguchi, F, Slowikowski, K, Wei, K, Marshall, J, Rao, DA, Chang, SK, Nguyen, HN, Noss, EH, Turner, J, Earp, BE, Blazar, PE, Wright, J, Simmons, BP, Donlin, LT, Kalliolias, GD, Goodman, SM, Bykerk, VP, Ivashkiv, LB, Lederer, JA, Hacohen, N, Nigrovic, PA, Filer, A, Buckley, C, Raychaudhuri, S & Brenner, MB 2018, 'Functionally distinct disease-associated fibroblast subsets in rheumatoid arthritis', Nature Communications, vol. 9, no. 1, 789 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-02892-y

Flores-Langarica, A, Cook, C, Müller Luda, K, Persson, EK, Marshall, JL, Beristain-Covarrubias, N, Yam-Puc, JC, Dahlgren, M, Persson, JJ, Uematsu, S, Akira, S, Henderson, IR, Lindbom, BJ, Agace, W & Cunningham, AF 2018, 'Intestinal CD103CD11b cDC2 Conventional Dendritic Cells Are Required for Primary CD4 T and B Cell Responses to Soluble Flagellin', Frontiers in immunology, vol. 9, 2409. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02409

Aungier, SR, Cartwright, AJ, Schwenzer, A, Marshall, JL, Dyson, MR, Slavny, P, Parthiban, K, Karatt-Vellatt, A, Sahbudin, I, Culbert, E, Hextall, P, Clanchy, FI, Marsden, BD, Raza, K, Filer, A, Buckley, CD, McCafferty, J, Midwood, KS & Williams, RO 2018, 'Targeting early changes in the synovial microenvironment: a new class of immunomodulatory therapy?', Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-214294

Morris, FC, Wells, TJ, Bryant, JA, Schager, AE, Sevastsyanovich, YR, Squire, DJP, Marshall, J, Isom, GL, Rooke, J, Maderbocus, R, Knowles, TJ, Overduin, M, Rossiter, AE, Cunningham, AF & Henderson, IR 2018, 'YraP contributes to cell envelope integrity and virulence of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium', Infection and Immunity, vol. 86, no. 11, e00829-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00829-17

Rao, DA, Gurish, MF, Marshall, JL, Slowikowski, K, Fonseka, CY, Liu, Y, Donlin, LT, Henderson, LA, Wei, K, Mizoguchi, F, Teslovich, NC, Weinblatt, ME, Massarotti, EM, Coblyn, JS, Helfgott, SM, Lee, YC, Todd, DJ, Bykerk, VP, Goodman, SM, Pernis, AB, Ivashkiv, LB, Karlson, EW, Nigrovic, PA, Filer, A, Buckley, CD, Lederer, JA, Raychaudhuri, S & Brenner, MB 2017, 'Pathologically expanded peripheral T helper cell subset drives B cells in rheumatoid arthritis', Nature, vol. 542, no. 7639, pp. 110-114. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature20810

Choi, IY, Karpus, ON, Turner, J, Hardie, D, Marshall, J, de Hair, MJH, Maijer, KI, Tak, PP, Raza, K, Hamann, J, Buckley, C, Gerlag, DM & Filer, A 2017, 'Stromal cell markers are differentially expressed in the synovial tissue of patients with early arthritis', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, no. 8, e0182751. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0182751

Croft, A, Naylor, A, Marshall, J, Hardie, D, Zimmermann, B, Turner, J, Desanti, G, Adams, H, Yemm, A, Müller-Ladner, U, Dayer, J-M, Neumann, E, Filer, A & Buckley, C 2016, 'Rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts differentiate into distinct subsets in the presence of cytokines and cartilage', Arthritis Research & Therapy, vol. 18, no. 1, 270. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13075-016-1156-1


Aungier, S, Cartwright, AJ, Schwenzer, A, Marshall, J, Dyson, MR, Slavny, P, Parthiban, K, Karatt-Vellatt, A, Sahbudin, I, Culbert, E, Hextall, P, Clanchy, FIL, Williams, R, Marsden, BD, Raza, K, Filer, A, Buckley, CD, McCafferty, J & Midwood, KS 2020, 'Response to: Potential roles for tenascin in (very) early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis' by Cutolo et al', Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol. 79, no. 4, e43. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215108

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