Beth Tamburini, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Gastroenterology


  • Tu MM, Abdel-Hafiz HA, Jones RT, Jean A, Hoff KJ, Duex JE, Chauca-Diaz A, Costello JC, Dancik GM, Tamburini BAJ, Czerniak B, Kaye J, Theodorescu D. Inhibition of the CCL2 receptor, CCR2, enhances tumor response to immune checkpoint therapy. Commun Biol. 2020 Nov 27;3(1):720. PubMed PMID: 33247183
  • Tuttle KD, Waugh KA, Araya P, Minter R, Orlicky DJ, Ludwig M, Andrysik Z, Burchill MA, Tamburini BAJ, Sempeck C, Smith K, Granrath R, Tracy D, Baxter J, Espinosa JM, Sullivan KD. JAK1 Inhibition Blocks Lethal Immune Hypersensitivity in a Mouse Model of Down Syndrome. Cell Rep. 2020 Nov 17;33(7):108407. PubMed PMID: 33207208
  • Lucas ED, Schafer JB, Matsuda J, Kraus M, Burchill MA, Tamburini BAJ. PD-L1 Reverse Signaling in Dermal Dendritic Cells Promotes Dendritic Cell Migration Required for Skin Immunity. Cell Rep. 2020 Oct 13;33(2):108258. PubMed PMID: 33053342
  • Burchill MA, Goldberg AR, Tamburini BAJ. Emerging Roles for Lymphatics in Chronic Liver Disease. Front Physiol. 2020;10:1579. PubMed PMID: 31992991
  • Burchill, MA, Finlon, JM, Goldberg, A, Gillen, AE, Dahms, P, McMahan, RH, Winter, A, Bohrnsen, E, Reisz, JA, Orlicky, DJ, Kriss, MS, Rosen, H, McCullough, R and Tamburini, BAJ. Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein drives dysfunction of the liver lymphatic system. Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2020; in press. DOI:
  • Tamburini BAJ, Padera TP, Lund AW. Editorial: Regulation of Immune Function by the Lymphatic Vasculature. Front Immunol. 2019;10:2597. PubMed PMID: 31781105
  • Tamburini BAJ, Elder AM, Finlon JM, Winter AB, Wessells VM, Borges VF, Lyons TR. PD-1 Blockade During Post-partum Involution Reactivates the Anti-tumor Response and Reduces Lymphatic Vessel Density. Front Immunol. 2019;10:1313. PubMed PMID: 31244852
  • Tamburini BAJ, Finlon JM, Gillen AE, Kriss MS, Riemondy KA, Fu R, Schuyler RP, Hesselberth JR, Rosen HR, Burchill MA. Chronic Liver Disease in Humans Causes Expansion and Differentiation of Liver Lymphatic Endothelial Cells. Front Immunol. 2019;10:1036. PubMed PMID: 31156626
  • Lucas ED, Tamburini BAJ. Lymph Node Lymphatic Endothelial Cell Expansion and Contraction and the Programming of the Immune Response. Front Immunol. 2019;10:36. PubMed PMID: 30740101
  • Finlon JM, Burchill MA, Tamburini BAJ. Digestion of the Murine Liver for a Flow Cytometric Analysis of Lymphatic Endothelial Cells. J Vis Exp. 2019 Jan 7;(143). PubMed PMID: 30663671
  • Elder AM, Tamburini BAJ, Crump LS, Black SA, Wessells VM, Schedin PJ, Borges VF, Lyons TR. Semaphorin 7A Promotes Macrophage-Mediated Lymphatic Remodeling during Postpartum Mammary Gland Involution and in Breast Cancer. Cancer Res. 2018 Nov 15;78(22):6473-6485. PubMed PMID: 30254150
  • McCarthy MK, Davenport BJ, Reynoso GV, Lucas ED, May NA, Elmore SA, Tamburini BA, Hickman HD, Morrison TE. Chikungunya virus impairs draining lymph node function by inhibiting HEV-mediated lymphocyte recruitment. JCI Insight. 2018 Jul 12;3(13). [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29997290
  • Kedl RM, Lindsay RS, Finlon JM, Lucas ED, Friedman RS, Tamburini BAJ. Migratory dendritic cells acquire and present lymphatic endothelial cell-archived antigens during lymph node contraction. Nat Commun. 2017 Dec 11;8(1):2034. PubMed PMID: 29229919
  • Tamburini BA, Burchill MA, Kedl RM. Antigen capture and archiving by lymphatic endothelial cells following vaccination or viral infection. Nat Commun. 2014 Jun 6;5:3989. PubMed PMID: 24905362
  • Pennock ND, White JT, Cross EW, Cheney EE, Tamburini BA, Kedl RM. T cell responses: naive to memory and everything in between. Adv Physiol Educ. 2013 Dec;37(4):273-83. PubMed PMID: 24292902
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Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

General Information

Department: Medicine-Gastroenterology