Dorian McGavern, PhD

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Adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
National Institutes of Neurologial Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
Bldg 10, Rm 7C213
10 Center Dr
Bethesda, MD 20892
Office: 301-443-7949
Fax: 301-402-1007
BS (Microbiology)
Pennsylvania State University, 1995.
PhD (Molecular Neuroscience)
Mayo Clinic/ Foundation, 2000.
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Selected Publications

Moseman E Ashley, McGavern Dorian B: The great balancing act: regulation and fate of antiviral T-cell interactions. Immunological reviews 255(1): 110-24, Sep 2013.

Navarathna Dhammika H M L P, Munasinghe Jeeva, Lizak Martin J, Nayak Debasis, McGavern Dorian B, Roberts David D: MRI confirms loss of blood-brain barrier integrity in a mouse model of disseminated candidiasis. NMR in biomedicine 26(9): 1125-34, Sep 2013.

Nayak Debasis, Johnson Kory R, Heydari Sara, Roth Theodore L, Zinselmeyer Bernd H, McGavern Dorian B: Type I interferon programs innate myeloid dynamics and gene expression in the virally infected nervous system. PLoS pathogens 9(5): e1003395, May 2013.

Zinselmeyer Bernd H, Heydari Sara, Sacristán Catarina, Nayak Debasis, Cammer Michael, Herz Jasmin, Cheng Xiaoxiao, Davis Simon J, Dustin Michael L, McGavern Dorian B: PD-1 promotes immune exhaustion by inducing antiviral T cell motility paralysis. The Journal of experimental medicine 210(4): 757-74, Apr 2013.

Swanson, P., and McGavern, D.B.: “Portals of viral entry into the nervous system”. The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease. Edited by Katerina Dorovini-Zis (eds.). Science Publishers, Page: In Press, 2013.

Nayak, D., and McGavern, D.B.: Microglia development and function. Ann Rev Immunol. In Press, 2013.

Roth, T.L., Nayak, D., and McGavern, D.B.: Transcranial amelioration of inflammation and cell death following brain injury. Nature In Press, 2013.

Herz Jasmin, Zinselmeyer Bernd H, McGavern Dorian B: Two-photon imaging of microbial immunity in living tissues. Microscopy and microanalysis : the official journal of Microscopy Society of America, Microbeam Analysis Society, Microscopical Society of Canada 18(4): 730-41, Aug 2012.

Garidou Lucile, Heydari Sara, Gossa Selamawit, McGavern Dorian B: Therapeutic blockade of transforming growth factor beta fails to promote clearance of a persistent viral infection. Journal of virology 86(13): 7060-71, Jul 2012.

Oldstone Michael B A, Edelmann Kurt H, McGavern Dorian B, Cruite Justin T, Welch Megan J: Molecular anatomy and number of antigen specific CD8 T cells required to cause type 1 diabetes. PLoS pathogens 8(11): e1003044, 2012.

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