Recent Publications


July 2023 - Two new pre-prints entitled "Hepatic LAMs mediate the protective effects of VSG" (Fredrickson et al.) and "Dysfunctional TFH cells cause inflammation in NASH" were deposited in Biorxiv. 

December 2021 - Our article "Cardiac resident macrophages prevent fibrosis and stimulate angiogenesis" (Revelo et al.), a partnership with the van Berlo lab, is featured in the cover of Circulation Research.

November 2021 - In collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, we published a review entitled "Emerging Roles of T Cells in the Pathogenesis of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma" (Hirsova et al.) in Frontiers in Endocrinology.

Hep Cover

June 2021 - Our group's research (Fredrickson et al.) is published in Molecular Metabolism: "Exercise of high intensity ameliorates hepatic inflammation and the progression of NASH".  

March 2021 - The laboratory (Barrow et al.) publishes 2 articles in Hepatology: "Microbiota-driven activation of intrahepatic B cells aggravates NASH" and "The emerging role of B cells in the pathogenesis of NAFLD (review)". This work is featured in the cover.

Grants and Awards

Fanta Cardiopalooza

August 2023 - Fanta receives a Graduate Student Award at Cardio Palooza 2023 for the highest-ranked poster

October 2022 - Gavin is awarded a Keystone Symposia Scholarship to present his work at the Obesity: Crossroads between Neuroimmunity and Immunometabolism


August 2022 - Gavin receives a Graduate Student Award at Cardio Palooza for the highest ranked poster and presentation

March 2022 - Dr. Revelo is named a University of Minnesota McKnight Land-Grand Assistant Professor


November 2021 - Dr. Revelo is named a 2022 Keystone Symposia Fellow

February 2021 - The lab receives its second R01 (MPI with Dr. Jop van Berlo) from the NIH NHLBI.

January 2021 - Maya receives a scholarship from the undergraduate research opportunity project (UROP)

September 2020 - Drs. Revelo and Wang receive a 2020 American Association of Immunologists Careers in Immunology Fellowship

January 2020 - The lab is awarded a Bianco Seed Fund Award

December 2019 - Katrina receives a scholarship from the undergraduate research opportunity project (UROP) 

July 2019 - The lab receives its first R01 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease



October 2022 - Gavin Fredrickson. Hepatic lipid-associated macrophages protect the NASH liver in response to bariatric surgery. Keystone Symposia. Short talk. Breckinridge, CO

July 2022 - Preethy Parthiban. Macrophage-derived CCL24 worsens cardiac dysfunction in pressure-overload. American Heart Association BCVS, Chicago, IL.

February 2021 - Fanta Barrow. Virtual Keystone Symposia: Integrating Metabolism and Immunity

February 2021 - Gavin Fredrickson. Virtual Keystone Symposia: New Insights into the Biology of Exercise

June 2020 - Dr. Revelo. Diabetes and Metabolism seminar for Frontiers in Obesity

March 2020 - Gavin Fredrickson. Keystone Symposia: New insights into the biology of exercise

February 2020 - Fanta Barrow. Keystone Symposia: Obesity and NAFLD: mechanisms and therapeutics

July 2018 - Dr. Revelo. IBP Cardiopalooza 10th Annual Cardiovascular Retreat 

Invited Speakers

John Thyfault

September 2021 - Dr. Slava Epelman, U of Toronto

October 2020 - Dr. Michael Karin, UCSD

October 2020 - Dr. Anna Mae Diehl, Duke University

October 2019 - Dr. John Thyfault, University of Kansas

April 2019 - Dr. Robert Schwabe, University of Columbia

April 2019 - Dr. Harmeet Malhi, Mayo Clinic

Dr. Revelo receives a 2022 McKnight Land Grant Professorship


Dr. Haiguang Wang and Fanta Barrow receive American Heart Association fellowships



Gavin Fredrickson receives a Lifson/Johnson Memorial Award for excellence in teaching

Gavin Keystone

Gustavo Serrano wins best presenter at the 2019 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Gustavo ABRCMS

Revelo Lab Starts Weekly Runs

Lab Run