The Center for Immunology produces an immense amount of research each year.  The data produced is comprehensive and timely to research across the globe.  Our research is supported by Government, Commercial and Industrial grants and private funds and is produced in our state of the art research facilities.  The research is carried out by faculty members, visiting scholars, post-doctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students and technicians. The Center for Immunology also has a strong collaboration history with colleagues at other Universities and research companies worldwide.

2024 Publications

Cutting Edge: First Lung Infection Permanently Enlarges Lymph Nodes and Enhances New T Cell Responses. 
Stolley JM, Scott MC, O'Flanagan SD, Künzli M, Matson CA, Weyu E, Langlois RA, Vezys V, Masopust D.
J Immunol. 2024 Apr 15:ji2400010. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2400010. Online ahead of print. 
PMID: 38619284

Peptide targeting improves the delivery and therapeutic index of glucocorticoids to treat rheumatoid arthritis. 
Wu X, Guo H, Gao H, Li Y, Hu X, Kowalke MA, Li YX, Wei Y, Zhao J, Auger J, Binstadt BA, Pang HB.
J Control Release. 2024 Apr;368:329-343. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2024.02.040. Epub 2024 Mar 5. PMID: 38431094

Profibrotic VEGFR3-Dependent Lymphatic Vessel Growth in Autoimmune Valvular Carditis. 
Osinski V, Yellamilli A, Firulyova MM, Zhang MJ, Peck AL, Auger JL, Faragher JL, Marath A, Voeller RK, O'Connell TD, Zaitsev K, Binstadt BA. 
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2024 Apr;44(4):807-821. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.123.320326. Epub 2024 Jan 25.
PMID: 38269589

Noninvasive Assessment of Liver Stiffness in Right Heart Failure: A New Phenotype Requiring Further Exploration. 
Patterson MT, Prins KW.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2024 Mar 20:S1053-2498(24)01527-4. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2024.03.005. Online ahead of print. 
PMID: 38518864

Age-associated accumulation of B cells promotes macrophage inflammation and inhibits lipolysis in adipose tissue during sepsis. 
Carey A, Nguyen K, Kandikonda P, Kruglov V, Bradley C, Dahlquist KJV, Cholensky S, Swanson W, Badovinac VP, Griffith TS, Camell CD. 
Cell Rep. 2024 Mar 15;43(3):113967. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2024.113967. Online ahead of print. 
PMID: 38492219

Successful Treatment of Recurrent Clostridioides difficile Infection Using a Novel, Drinkable, Oral Formulation of Fecal Microbiota. 
Sadowsky MJ, Matson M, Mathai PP, Pho M, Staley C, Evert C, Weldy M, Khoruts A. 
Dig Dis Sci. 2024 Mar 8. doi: 10.1007/s10620-024-08351-7. Online ahead of print. 
PMID: 38457115

IL-15 Complex-Induced IL-10 Enhances Plasmodium-specific CD4+ T Follicular Helper Differentiation and Antibody Production. 
Bravo M, Dileepan T, Dolan M, Hildebrand J, Wolford J, Hanson ID, Hamilton SE, Frosch AE, Burrack KS.
J Immunol. 2024 Mar 15;212(6):992-1001. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2300525.
PMID: 38305633

Mouse Models of Sepsis. 
Kannan SK, Kim CY, Heidarian M, Berton RR, Jensen IJ, Griffith TS, Badovinac VP.
Curr Protoc. 2024 Mar;4(3):e997. doi: 10.1002/cpz1.997.
PMID: 38439603

Defining and targeting macrophage heterogeneity in the mammary gland and breast cancer. 
Elfstrum AK, Bapat AS, Schwertfeger KL. 
Cancer Med. 2024 Feb;13(3):e7053. doi: 10.1002/cam4.7053. 
PMID: 38426622

A guide to thymic selection of T cells. 
Ashby KM, Hogquist KA. 
Nat Rev Immunol. 2024 Feb;24(2):103-117. doi: 10.1038/s41577-023-00911-8. Epub 2023 Jul 18.
PMID: 37464188

Comparison of mouse models of microbial experience reveals differences in microbial diversity and response to vaccination. 
Sanders AE, Arnesen H, Shepherd FK, Putri DS, Fiege JK, Pierson MJ, Roach SN, Carlsen H, Masopust D, Boysen P, Langlois RA. 
mSphere. 2024 Jan 29:e0065423. doi: 10.1128/msphere.00654-23. Online ahead of print. 
PMID: 38286428

To die or not to die: Gasdermins in intestinal health and disease. 
Lin Z, Chen Q, Ruan HB. 
Semin Immunol. 2024 Feb;71:101865. doi: 10.1016/j.smim.2024.101865. Epub 2024 Jan 16. 
PMID: 38232665

Centrosomal Protein 55 (CEP55) Drives Immune Exclusion and Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Colorectal Cancer. 
Wangmo D, Gates TJ, Zhao X, Sun R, Subramanian S. 
Vaccines (Basel). 2024 Jan 8;12(1):63. doi: 10.3390/vaccines12010063. 
PMID: 38250876

Treg cell dysfunction and cutaneous exposure to S. aureus underlie eczema in DOCK8 deficiency. 
Wilkie H, Das M, Pelovitz T, Bainter W, Woods B, Alasharee M, Sobh A, Baris S, Eltan SB, Al-Herz W, Barbouche MR, Ben-Mustapha I, Ben-Ali M, Sallam MTH, Awad A, Lotfy S, El Marsafy A, Ezzelarab M, Farrar M, Schmidt BAR, NandyMazumdar M, Guttman-Yassky E, Sheets A, Vidic KM, Murphy G, Schlievert PM, Chou J, Leyva-Castillo JM, Janssen E, Timilshina M, Geha RS.
 J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2024 Jan 5:S0091-6749(24)00005-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2023.12.020. Online ahead of print. 
PMID: 38185418

Long- and short-term effects of fecal microbiota transplantation on antibiotic resistance genes: results from a randomized placebo-controlled trial. 
Rashidi A, Ebadi M, Rehman TU, Elhusseini H, Kazadi D, Halaweish H, Khan MH, Hoeschen A, Cao Q, Luo X, Kabage AJ, Lopez S, Holtan SG, Weisdorf DJ, Liu C, Ishii S, Khoruts A, Staley C. 
Gut Microbes. 2024 Jan-Dec;16(1):2327442. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2024.2327442. Epub 2024 Mar 13. 
PMID: 38478462

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2023 Publications

Tumor-derived extracellular vesicles in the colorectal cancer immune environment and immunotherapy. 
Prakash A, Gates T, Zhao X, Wangmo D, Subramanian S.
Pharmacol Ther. 2023 Jan;241:108332. doi: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2022.108332. Epub 2022 Dec 14.
PMID: 36526013

Inefficient Recovery of Repeatedly Stimulated Memory CD8 T Cells after Polymicrobial Sepsis Induction Leads to Changes in Memory CD8 T Cell Pool Composition. 
Moioffer SJ, Berton RR, McGonagill PW, Jensen IJ, Griffith TS, Badovinac VP.
J Immunol. 2023 Jan 15;210(2):168-179. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2200676.
PMID: 36480268

2015-2022 Publications

Wall of Honor


To honor the Center for Immunology faculty with 200 or more citations on one paper we have created a wall of honor located on the second floor of WMBB.