Jennifer Ayodele Timmons, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Jennifer Timmons, MD, is a board-certified pediatric surgeon with Bronson Pediatric Surgery in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is a graduate of University of Maryland - Baltimore County in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine, also in Baltimore, which is also where she completed her residency in general surgery. She also completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery with Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
- American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
- American Board of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2015, Pediatric Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine
- Residency 2013, General Surgery, University of Maryland
- MD 2006, University of Maryland
- BS 2000, Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
- French, fluent
- Pediatric Surgery
Berthet S., Tenisch E., Miron M.C., Alami N., Timmons J., Aspirot A., Faure C. Vascular anomalies associated with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula Journal of Pediatrics. 2015;166:1140-1144.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.01.038.
Cheng K., Xie G., Khurana S., Heath J., Drachenberg C., Timmons J., Shah N., Raufman J. Divergent effects of muscarinic receptor subtype gene ablation on murine colon tumorigenesis reveals association of M3R and zinc finger protein 277 expression in colon neoplasia Molecular Cancer. 2014;13 doi: 10.1186/1476-4598-13-77.
Alaish S., Smith A., Timmons J., Greenspon J., Eyvazzadeh D., Murphy E., Shea-Donahue T., Cirimotich S., Mongodin E., Zhao A., Fasano A., Nataro J., Cross A. Gut microbiota, tight junction protein expression, intestinal resistance, bacterial translocation and mortality following cholestasis depend on the genetic background of the host Gut Microbes. 2013;4:292-305. doi: 10.4161/gmic.24706.
Timmons J., Rao J., Turner D., Zou T., Liu L., Xiao L., Wang P., Wang J. Induced Expression of STIM1 Sensitizes Intestinal Epithelial Cells to Apoptosis by Modulating Store-Operated Ca <sup>2+</sup> Influx Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2012;16:1397-1405. doi: 10.1007/s11605-012-1876-8.
Liu L., Guo X., Rao J., Zou T., Xiao L., Yu T., Timmons J., Turner D., Wang J. Polyamines regulate E-cadherin transcription through c-Myc modulating intestinal epithelial barrier function American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 2009;296 doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00620.2008.