Koltsova Lab

Ekaterina Koltsova, MD, PhD
Personal Statement

Being trained as vascular immunologist, I am passionate about uncovering immune mechanisms and their involvement with pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases. I am a proponent of curiosity-driven science and the philosophy of my lab is to go for new and important questions at the intersection of various disciplines, and to vigorously follow up on unexpected observations during the inception of the project to discover something new."

Ekaterina Koltsova, MD, PhD

  • Link between host microbiome, metabolites, inflammation and atherosclerosis.
  • The role of cytokine signaling in adipose tissue inflammation and its contribution to atherosclerosis and cancer.
  • How cytokines regulate bone marrow hematopoietic stem cells to promote abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
  • Role of inflammation and cytokines in liver and colon cancers.



Meet Our Team

Learn more about the scientists, faculty members, investigators and other healthcare professionals of the Koltsova Laboratory, whose dedicated efforts lead to groundbreaking discoveries.

Job Openings

Aghayev T, Mazitova AM, Fang JF, Peshkova IO, Rausch M, Hung M, White KF, Masia R, Titerina EK, Koltsova EK, et al.

Cancer Discov. 2022 Jun 20:candisc.1628.2020-11-7 00:59:46.747.

Peshkova IO, Aghayev T, Fatkhullina AR, Makhov P, Titerina EK, Eguchi S, Tan YF, Kossenkov AV, Khoreva MV, Koltsova EK, et al.

Nat Commun. 2019 Nov 6;10(1):5046.

Fatkhullina AR, Peshkova IO, Dzutsev A, Aghayev T, McCulloch JA, Thovarai V, Badger JH, Vats R, Sundd P, Koltsova EK, et al.

Immunity. 2018 Nov 20;49(5):943-957.e9.

Koltsova EK, Garcia Z, Chodaczek G, Landau M, McArdle S, Scott SR, von Vietinghoff S, Galkina E, Miller YI, Acton ST, Ley K.

J Clin Invest. 2012 Sep;122(9):3114-26.

Contact the Koltsova Lab

8700 Beverly Blvd.
Davis Building, Suite 2089
Los Angeles, CA 90004