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Terri Marilyn Laufer, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Attending Rheumatologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Rheumatologist, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
277 John Morgan
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 573-2955
Fax: (215) 573-7599
AB (Biochemistry)
Princeton University, 1983.
M.D. (College of Physicians and Surgeons)
Columbia University, 1987.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, 1987-1988.
Resident in Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, 1988-1990.
Fellowship, Rheumatology and Immunology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 1990-1993.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1990.
Rheumatology Subspecialty Certification, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Barnett Burton E, Ciocca Maria L, Goenka Radhika, Barnett Lisa G, Wu Junmin, Laufer Terri M, Burkhardt Janis K, Cancro Michael P, Reiner Steven L: Asymmetric B cell division in the germinal center reaction. Science (New York, N.Y.) 335(6066): 342-4, Jan 2012.

Goenka R, Barnett LG, Silver JS, O'Neill PJ, Hunter CA, Cancro MP, Laufer TM.: Cutting edge: dendritic cell-restricted antigen presentation initiates the follicular helper T cell program but cannot complete ultimate effector differentiation. J Immunol. 187(3): 1091-5, Aug 2011 Notes: Epub 2011 Jun 29.

Wu GF, Corbo E, Schmidt M, Smith-Garvin JE, Matthew J Riese, Jordan MS, Laufer TM, Brown EJ, Maltzman JS.: Conditional deletion of SLP-76 in mature T cells abrogates peripheral immune responses. Eur J Immunol. Page: doi: 10.1002/eji.201040809, Apr 2011 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Wu GF, Shindler KS, Allenspach EJ, Stephen TL, Thomas HL, Mikesell RJ, Cross AH, Laufer TM.: Limited sufficiency of antigen presentation by dendritic cells in models of central nervous system autoimmunity. J Autoimmun. Page: [Epub ahead of print] Nov 2010.

Shaffer MH, Huang Y, Corbo E, Wu GF, Velez M, Choi JK, Saotome I, Cannon JL, McClatchey AI, Sperling AI, Maltzman JS, Oliver PM, Bhandoola A, Laufer TM, Burkhardt JK.: Ezrin is highly expressed in early thymocytes, but dispensable for T cell development in mice. PLoS One. 5(8): e12404, Aug 2010.

Laufer TM.: Inflammatory arthritis--an exciting confluence of human and animal research. Immunol Rev. 233(1): 5-8, Jan 2010.

Stephen TL, Tikhonova A, Riberdy JM, Laufer TM.: The activation threshold of CD4+ T cells is defined by TCR/peptide-MHC class II interactions in the thymic medulla. J Immunol. 183(9): 5554-62, Nov 2009.

Naiqian N, Laufer TM, Homer RJ, Cohn L.: Cutting edge: Limiting MHC class II expression to dendritic cells alters the ability to develop Th2- dependent allergic airway inflammation. J Immunol. 183: 1523-7, Jul 2009.

Sokol CL, Chu NQ, Yu S, Nish SA, Laufer TM, Medzhitov R.: Basophils function as antigen-presenting cells for an allergen-induced T helper type 2 response. Nat Immunol. 10(7): 713-20, Jul 2009 Notes: Epub 2009 May 4.

Perrigoue JG, Saenz SA, Siracusa MC, Allenspach EJ, Taylor BC, Giacomin PR, Nair MG, Du Y, Zaph C, van Rooijen N, Comeau MR, Pearce EJ, Laufer T M, Artis D.: MHC class II-dependent basophil-CD4+ T cell interactions promote T(H)2 cytokine-dependent immunity. Nat Immunol. 10(7): 697-705, Jul 2009 Notes: Epub 2009 May 24.

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