Michael Silverman, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3615 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Biology)
Cornell University, 1998.
MD, PhD (Medicine and Immunology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Immunocompromised patients

Description of Research Expertise

Microbiome, Immunology, HLA, MHC, antibiotics, intestinal immune system, autoimmune (type I) diabetes, IgA deficiency, Early life immune system development

Selected Publications

Robert B Lindell, Michael S Wolf, Alicia M Alcamo, Michael A Silverman, Daniel E Dulek, William R Otto, Timothy S Olson, Carrie L Kitko, Paisit Paueksakon and Kathleen Chiotos: Immune dysregulation due to Toxoplasma gondii reactivation after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant: a case series and review of the literature. Frontiers in Pediatrics August 2021.

Conrey P, Denu L, O’Boyle K, Green J, Maslanska J, Lubin J, Duranova T, Haltzman B, Gianchetti L, Oldridge D, Vella L, Allman D, Spergel J, Tanes C, Bittinger K, Hernrickson S, Silverman M.: IgA deficiency destabilizes immunological homeostasis towards intestinal microbiota and increases the risk of systemic immune dysregulation. medRxiv [Preprint] August 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.08.20.21261620.

Silverman MA and Green JL. : Insight into host-microbe interactions using microbial flow cytometry coupled to next generation sequencing. JPIDS (accepted for publication) August 2021.

Stephanie Si , Kelley Erickson , Nicholas Evageliou , Michael Silverman , Leslie Kersun : An Usual Presentation of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in a Woman Treated With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor. J Pediatric Hematol Oncol 43(1): 163-164, March 2021.

Alam Z, Devalaraja S, Li M, To TKJ, Folkert IW, Mitchell-Velasquez E, Dang MT, Young P, Wilbur CJ, Silverman MA, Li X, Chen YH, Hernandez PT, Bhattacharyya A, Bhattacharya M, Levine MH, Haldar M.: Counter Regulation of Spic by NF-κB and STAT Signaling Controls Inflammation and Iron Metabolism in Macrophages. Cell Rep. June 2020.

Mathew S. Kelly and Michael A. Silverman: Microbiome Implications in Transplantation and Oncology. Pediatric Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases April 2020.

Fasolino M, Goldman N, Wang W, Cattau B, Zhou Y, Petrovic J, Link VM, Cote A, Chandra A, Silverman M, Joyce EF, Little SC, Kaestner KH, Naji A, Raj A, Henao-Mejia J, Faryabi RB, Vahedi G. : Genetic Variation in Type 1 Diabetes Reconfigures the 3D Chromatin Organization of T Cells and Alters Gene Expression. Immunity. PubMed, Page: 257-274, February 2020.

Si S, Erickson K, Evageliou N, Silverman M, Kersun L.: An Usual Presentation of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in a Woman Treated With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. February 2020.

Denu L, Lubin JB, Douglas B, Tuluc F, Silverman MA: Diet-induced microbial autofluorescence confounds flow cytometry of ex vivo isolated fecal microbes. European Journal of Immunology 49(12), December 2019.

Tanca A, Palomba A, Fraumene C, Manghina V, Silverman M, Uzzau S.: Clostridial Butyrate Biosynthesis Enzymes Are Significantly Depleted in the Gut Microbiota of Nonobese Diabetic Mice. mSphere 3(5): doi: 10.1128, October 2018.

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