Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Infectious Disease
innate immunity to infection; host pathogen interaction, pneumococcal disease, tuberculosis
Das R, Subrahmanyan L, Yang IV, van Duin D, Levy R, Piecychna M, Leng L, Montgomery RR, Shaw A, Schwartz DA, Bucala R: Functional Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) polymorphisms are associated with gram-negative bacteremia in older adults. Journal of Infectious Disease doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit571, Oct 2013.
Das R, LaRose M, Bucala R, Weiser JN: Macrophage migration inhibititory factor (MIF) contributes to clearance of pneumococcal colonization. Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Response, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Sept 2013.
Das R, Grundel K, Murchison C, Montgomery RR, Bucala R: Role of macrophage genetics in neurologic disease in human West Nile virus infection. Human Immunology Project Consortium Meeting, Washington, D.C. Sept 2013.
Das R, Koo Mi-Sun, Kim BH, Jacob ST, Subbian S, Yao J, Leng L, Levy R, Murchison C, Burman WJ, Moore CC, Scheld WM, David JR, Kaplan G, MacMicking JD, Bucala R: Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a critical mediator of the innate immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A. 110(32): E2997-3006, Aug 2013.
Das R, Subrahmanyan L, Bucala R: Functional Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) promoter polymorphisms are associated with gram negative sepsis in older adults. 50th Annual Infectious Disease Society of America Meeting 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation.
Merk M, Zierow S, Leng L, Das R, Du X, Schulte W, Fan J, Lue H, Chen Y, Xiong H, Chagnon F, Bernhagen J, Lolis E, Mor G, Lesur O, Bucala R: The D-dopachrome tautomerase (DDT) gene product is a cytokine and functional homolog of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF). Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A. 108(34): E577-85, Aug 2011.
Das R, Moss JE, Robinson E, Roberts S, Levy R, Mizue Y, Leng L, McDonald C, Tigelaar RE, Herrick CA, Bucala R: Role of macrophage migration inhibitory factor in the Th2 immune response to epicutaneous sensitization. J Clin Immunol 31(4): 666-80, Aug 2011.
Kim BH, Shenoy AR, Kumar P, Das R, Tiwari S, MacMicking JD: A family of IFN-γ-inducible 65-kD GTPases protects against bacterial infection. Science 332(6030): 717-21, May 2011.
Das R, Towle V, Van Ness PH, Juthani-Mehta M: Adverse outcomes in nursing home residents with increased episodes of observed bacteriuria. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32(1): 84-6, Jan 2011.
Grieb G, Alazemi M, Das R, Dunda SE, Fuchs PC, Pallua N: A rare case of toxic epidermal necrolysis with unexpected Fever resulting from dengue virus. Case Rep Dermatol 2(3): 189-94, Dec 2010.
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