Ruth R Montgomery, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology); Director, Yale CyTOF Facility; Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Rheumatology

Pathology: ExPath

School of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

Faculty Research


Office of Student Research

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age)


Ruth R. Montgomery received a BA from University of Pennsylvania and a PhD from Rockefeller University where she studied with Zanvil Cohn and Carl Nathan. After postdoctoral work on macrophage endocytosis with Ira Mellman, she remained at Yale where she is now Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs, and Director of the CyTOF facility. Her research focus is the function of innate immune cells and use of novel technology to advance translational studies. Her lab investigates effects of aging and autoimmunity on innate immune responses and pathways, as well as infectious models including Lyme disease and West Nile virus.

Education & Training

PhD Rockefeller University (1987)
BA University of Pennsylvania, Biology (1981)
Fellow Yale University

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Contact Info

Ruth R Montgomery, PhD
Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056
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Ixodes tick, vector of Lyme disease