Peer-reviewed Research Papers (Published or Submitted)

T35 trainee names are bold and underlined in the following list.

  1. Hogg A, Huante M, Ongaya A, Williams J, Ferguson M, Cloyd M, Amukoye E, and Endsley J. Activation of NK cell granulysin by mycobacteria and IL-15 is differentially affected by HIV. Tuberculosis. 91 Suppl 1:S75-81, 2011.10.015. PMID: 22099421 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1472979211001855
  2. Aarsland, SJ, Castellanos-Gonzalez A, Lockamy KP, Mulu-Droppers R, Mulu M,  A.C. White, and Cabada MM. Treatable bacterial infections are under-recognized causes of fever in Ethiopian children. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 87(1):128-33, 2012. PMID: 22764303
  3. Lu R, Popov V, Patel J, and Eaves-Pyles T. Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei stimulate differential inflammatory responses from human alveolar type II cells (ATII) and macrophages. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2 (165) doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2012.00165, 2012.
  4. Gupta S, Wan X, Zago MP, Martinez Sellers VC, Silva TS, Assiah D, Dhiman M, Nuñez S, Petersen JR, Vázquez-Chagoyán JC, Estrada-Franco JG, Garg NJ. Antigenicity and diagnostic potential of vaccine candidates in human chagas disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 7(1):e2018. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002018, 2013. PMID: 23350012
  5. Liang YJ, Jie Z, Hou LF, Aguilar-Valenzuela R, Vu D, Soong L, and Sun J. IL-33 induces nuocytes and modulates liver injury in viral hepatitis. J Immunology 190(11):5666-75, 2013. PMID: 23630360
  6. Choudhary S, Mridul K, Fang L, Patel KV, Tian B, Zhao Y, Edeh C, and Brasier AR.  Inducible tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor-associated factor-1 expression couples the canonical to the non-canonical NF-kB pathway in TNF stimulation. J Biological Chemistry 17;288(20):14612-23, 2013. PMID: 23543740
  7. Beswick EJ, Johnson JR, Saada JI, Humen M, House J, Dann SM, Qiu S, Brasier AR, Powell DW,  Reyes VE, and Pinchuk IV. TLR4 activation enhances PD-L1-mediated tolerogenic capacity of colonic CD90+ stromal cells. J Immunology. 193(5):2218-29, 2014. PMID: 25070848
  8. Gupta S, Silva TS, Osizugbo JE, Tucker L, Spratt HM, Garg NJ. Serum-mediated activation of macrophages reflects TcVac2 vaccine efficacy against Chagas disease. Infect Immun. 82(4):1382-9, 2014.  PMID: 24421046
  9. Rincon, L, MP Sedrak, H Sun, G Garza, B Kelly, J Dong.  K-type human endogenous retroviral elements in human melanoma. Advances in Genomics and Genetics, 4: 153-159, 2014
  10. Liang, Y, Z Jie, W Wang, Z Kwota, M Salvato, R de Waal Malefyt, L Soong, and J Sun. IL-33 promotes innate IFN-g production and multi-functional T cell responses in viral hepatitis. Eur. J Immunology, 45:3052-3063. 2015. PMID: 26249267
  11. Garza, G, H Sun, E Matterberger-Cantu, H Wu, F Xu, A Li, S Ausari, P Keiser, JC Sarria, and J Dong. Co-variation between HERV-K RNA expression and CD4 cell counts in untreated HIV-1-infected individuals. J Clin Pathol Microbes 1(1):1-5, 2016.
  12. Grimes, L, Doyle A, Miller AL, Pyles RB, Olah G, Szabo C, Hoskins S, and Eaves-Pyles T. Intraluminal Flagellin Differentially Contributes to Gut Dysbiosis and Systemic Inflammation following Burn Injury. PLoS One 11(12):e0166770, 2016. PMID: 27907005
  13. Yi P, Liang Y, Yuan DMK, Jie Z, Kwota Z, Chen Y, Cong Y, Fan X, Sun J. A tightly regulated IL-22 response maintains immune functions and homeostasis in systemic viral infection. Scientific Reports 7(1):3857, 2017. PMID: 28634408
  14. Soong L*, TR Shelite*, Y Xing*, H Kodakandla, Y Liang, B Trent, P Horton, KC Smith, ZY Zhao, B Long, D Bouyer, J Cai. Type 1-skewed neuroinflammation and vascular leakage associated with Orientia tsutsugamushi infection in mice. (*equals) PLoS NTD 11(7):e0005765. doi: 10.1371. 2017. PMID: 28742087
  15. Zhu S, Luo H, Liu H, Ha Y, Mays ER, Lawrence RE, Winkelmann E, Barrett AD, Smith SB, Wang M, Wang, T, and Zheng W. p38MAPK plays a critical role in induction of a pro-inflammatory phenotype of retinal Müller cells following Zika virus. infection Antiviral Research 145:70-81. doi: 10.1016, 2017. PMID: 28739278
  16. Gupta, A, J Yo, G Huang, L Soong, J Dong. Developmental defects associated with DNA copy number gain of chromosome 2q33.1: a case report and review of literature. Lab Med. 2017 Dec 29. doi: 10.1093/labmed/lmx086. PMID: 39301000
  17. Liang, Y, P Yi, DMK Yuan, Z Jie, Z Kwota, L Soong, Y Cong, J Sun. IL-33 induces immunosuppressive neutrophils via type 2 innate lymphoid cells/IL-13/STAT6 axis and protects liver against injury in LCMV infection-induced viral hepatitis. Cell & Mol Immunol. 
  18. Nguyen M, Gawu P, Tung LL, Yang Z, Soong L, and Dong J. Lack of significant co-activation of BKV and CMV in renal transplant patients: an institutional experience. Am Res J Pathol. 1(1): 1-6, 2018
  19. G Li, C Teleki, and T Wang. Memory T cells in Flavivirus vaccination. (Review). Vaccines  2018 Oct 18;6(4). pii: E73. doi: 10.3390/vaccines6040073.
  20. Li G, Awad A, Luo H, C Shan, Cao Z, Camila R. Fontes-Garfias2V  Sarathy, C Teleki, E Winkelmann, Y Liang, J Sun, N Bourne, AD Barrett, PY Shi, and Wang T. 2019. An attenuated Zika virus NS4B protein mutant is a potent inducer of antiviral immune responses.  NPJ Vaccines. 2019 Nov 28;4:48. doi: 10.1038/s41541-019-0143-3. eCollection 2019. PMID:31815005
  21. Liang Y, Yi P, Ru W, Jie Z, Wang H, Ghanayem T, Wang X, Alamer E, Liu J, Hu H, Soong L, Cai J, Sun J. IL-22 hinders antiviral T cell responses and exacerbates ZIKV encephalitis in immunocompetent neonatal mice.  J Neuroinflammation. 2020 Aug 25;17(1):249. doi: 10.1186/s12974-020-01928-9.
  22. Adam A, CR Fontes-Garfias, VV Sarathy, Y Liu, H Luo, Davis E, W Li, AE. Muruato, B Wang, R Ahatov, Y Mahmoud, C Shan, S Osman, Widen S, ADT Barrett, PY Shi, and Wang T. 2020. A Genetically Stable Zika Virus Vaccine Candidate Protects Mice against Virus Infection and Vertical Transmission. NPJ Vaccines. 2021 Feb 17;6(1):27. doi: 10.1038/s41541-021-00288-6. PubMed PMID: 33597526; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7889622.
  23. Trent, B, Y Liang, Y Xin, M Esqueda, Y Wei, NH Cho, H-II Kim, YS Kim, TR Shelite, J Cai, J Sun, DH Bouyer, J Liu, and L Soong.  Polarized lung inflammation and Tie2/Angiopoietin-mediated dysfunction during severe Orientia tsutsugamushi infection. PLoS NTD. 2020 Mar 2;14(3):e0007675. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007675. PMID: 32119672
  24. Alexander Yu*, Shelby Luikart*, Gengming Huang, Song Hanw, Jianping Zhao, Lynn Soong and J Dong. ERBB2 FISH and Chromosome Microarray Testing of Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinomas at a Single Institution. (equals). Cancer Med J. Case Series/Vol 3/Issue S1, 2020. PMID: 33426545.
  25. Xu P, Gao J, Shan C, Dunn TJ, Xie X, Xia H, Zou J, Thames BH, Sajja A, Yu Y, Freiberg AN, Vasilakis N, Shi PY, Weaver SC, Wu P. Inhibition of innate immune response ameliorates Zika virus-induced neurogenesis deficit in human neural stem cells. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 Mar 3;15(3):e0009183. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009183. eCollection 2021 Mar.
  26. Fisher JR, Chroust ZD, Onyoni F, Soong L. Pattern Recognition Receptors in Innate Immunity to Obligate Intracellular Bacteria. Zoonoses (Burlingt). 2021;1(1):10. doi: 10.15212/zoonoses-2021-0011. Epub 2021 Oct 25.PMID: 35282331 Free PMC article.
  27.  Zou J, Xie X, Liu M, Shi PY, Ren P. Neutralization Titers in Vaccinated Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Delta Breakthrough Infections. mBio. 2022 Aug 30;13(4):e0199622. doi: 10.1128/mbio.01996-22. Epub 2022 Aug 4.PMID: 35924850
  28. Xie X, Zou J, Kurhade C, Liu M, Ren P, Shi PY. Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron sublineages by 4 doses of the original mRNA vaccine. Cell Rep. 2022 Nov 29;41(9):111729. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.111729. Epub 2022 Nov 10.PMID: 36402138 
  29. Kurhade C, Zou J, Xia H, Liu M, Yang Q, Cutler M, Cooper D, Muik A, Sahin U, Jansen KU, Ren P, Xie X, Swanson KA, Shi PY. Neutralization of Omicron sublineages and Deltacron SARS-CoV-2 by three doses of BNT162b2 vaccine or BA.1 infection. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2022 Dec;11(1):1828-1832. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2022.2099305.PMID: 35792746
  30. Kurhade C, Zou J, Xia H, Liu M, Chang HC, Ren P, Xie X, Shi PY. Low neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.2.75.2, BQ.1.1 and XBB.1 by parental mRNA vaccine or a BA.5 bivalent booster. Nat Med. 2022 Dec 6. doi: 10.1038/s41591-022-02162-x. Online ahead of print.PMID: 36473500.
  31. Fisher J, Gonzales C, Chroust Z, Liang Y, Soong L.  Orientia tsutsugamushi Infection Stimulates Syk-Dependent Responses and Innate Cytosolic Defenses in Macrophages. Pathogens 2022 Dec 29;12(1):53.doi: 10.3390/pathogens12010053.
  32. Adam A, Lee CP, and Wang T. Rational Development of Live Attenuated Zika Virus Vaccines.  Pathogens. 2023.  Pathogens. 2023 Jan 28;12(2):194. doi:10.3390/pathogens12020194.PMID:36839466 
  33. Hu Y, Zou J, Kurhade C, Deng X, Chang HC, Kim DK, Shi PY, Ren P, Xie X. Less neutralization evasion of SARS-CoV-2 BA.2.86 than XBB sublineages and CH.1.1. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2023 Dec;12(2):2271089. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2023.2271089.
  34. Zou J, Kurhade C, Chang HC, Hu Y, Meza JA, Beaver D, Trinh K, Omlid J, Elghetany B, Desai R, McCaffrey P, Garcia JD, Shi PY, Ren P, Xie X. An Integrated Research-Clinical BSL-2 Platform for a Live SARS-CoV-2 Neutralization Assay. Viruses. 2023 Aug 31;15(9):1855. doi: 10.3390/v15091855.
  35. Porier DL, A Adam, L Kang, P Michalak, J Tupik, MA Santos, Lee CP, IC Allen,  Wang T, Al. Auguste.  Humoral and T-cell-mediated responses to a pre-clinical Zika vaccine candidate that utilizes a unique insect-specific flavivirus platform bioRxiv. 2023 Mar 1:2023.03.01.530296. doi: 10.1101/2023.03.01.530296. Preprint.
  36. Wright TJ, Pyles RB, Sheffield-Moore M, Deer RR, Randolph KM, McGovern KA, Danesi CP, Gilkison CR, Ward WW, Vargas JA, Armstrong PA, Lindsay SE, Zaidan MF, Seashore J, Wexler TL, Masel BE, Urban RJ. Low growth hormone secretion associated with post-acute sequelae SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC) neurologic symptoms: A case-control pilot study. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2024 Jan 1;579:112071. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2023.112071. Epub 2023 Oct 8.PMID: 37816478.